Montana youth who felt sad or depressed on most days during the past year in Montana

Change Indicator

Montana youth who felt sad or depressed on most days during the past year

Data Provided By
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Question from the Prevention Needs Assessment survey, conducted across the state every even-numbered year in grades 8, 10 and 12.

Question asked, "In the past year, have you felt depressed or sad MOST days, even if you felt okay sometimes?" and students responded NO!, no, yes, YES!. Those who marked yes or YES! are included in the reported percentage.

Data Source: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Addiction and Mental Disorders Division, Prevention Needs Assessment Survey

Footnotes: UPDATED - February 2021
NOTE - Data for Native American Students on a reservation was not available starting in 2020. Data for all Native American Students is published instead.