Community Laws & Norms Favorable Toward Drug Use, Firearms, and Crime
Community Risk Factors
Community Laws and Norms Favorable Toward Drug Use: Community norms are the attitudes and policies a community holds about drug use and crime. When these norms and community laws are favorable towards substance use or crime or if they are unclear, children are at higher risk.
PAYS risk factor scale score
Tobacco SYNAR compliance checks
PA Liquor Control Board - Responsible Alcohol Management Program trainings
PA Liquor Control Board compliance check
Adult arrest rates
Juvenile arrest rates
Specific PA Youth Survey (PAYS) questions:
How wrong do you think adults would feel it was if you drank alcohol?
How wrong do you think adults would feel it was if you smoked marijuana?