What is Youth Mental Health Scorecard?
An easy-to-read summary that highlights mental health and resilience measures from
the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
What is the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)?
The YRBS is a survey of middle and high school students in the county and the
state. It includes questions on health topics such as mental health, nutrition,
physical activity, safety, alcohol and drug use.
Why was the scorecard developed?
To assist the community and leaders at youth serving agencies to identify and address
youth mental health needs.
What is on the scorecard?
Side 1 includes percentages of Chippewa County youth responding to each
measure organized into 4 categories — Social Emotional Wellbeing, Protective
Factors/Resilience, Risk Factors, and Risk Behaviors.
Side 2 provides background information and definitions for the 4 categories of mental
health related measures.
How can the scorecard be used?
To raise awareness and encourage action among your agency’s community stakeholders
To raise awareness among your staff; to plan for staff training needed
To use when writing grants
To apply to current programs or curricula
To identify future or additional programming needs
To use when strategic planning or goal setting
To identify additional data collection needed
Other ideas from your agency