The new state Youth Risk Behavioral Survey has been released.
And state school superintendent Kirsten Baesler says the trends look good.
"The results show a substantial drop in tobacco use among our high school students," Baesler told Capitol reporters. She says it's also true about alcohol use.
"There's less binge drinking among our young people," Baesler said. "There is less marijuana smoking, and prescription drug abuse."
However, Baesler says there were a couple of troubling trends – concerning students having suicidal thoughts.