Gwinnett Medical Center – The Community Dashboard allows users to compare Gwinnett County to other U.S. counties on various community and health issues.
Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services – The Youth Survey Parent Handbook provides youth risk behavior (such as tobacco use, physical activity, eating habits, alcohol and drug use, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence) and outcome data from Gwinnett County. Middle and High School youth in Gwinnett take this additional survey in conjunction with the Georgia Student Health Survey. This is a good resource for not only parents, but also for organizations to assist in developing prevention strategies and evaluating program effectiveness.
Georgia Department of Education – Georgia Student Health Survey results outline data on various topics, such as school climate and safety, graduation, school dropouts, alcohol and drug use, bullying and harassment, suicide, nutrition, sedentary behaviors and teen driving laws.
The Anne E. Casey Foundation – The KIDS COUNT Data Center maintains the best available data and statistics on the educational, social, economic and physical well-being of children. With data at the local, state and national levels, the Data Center features hundreds of indicators, many of which examine the effects of poverty and race on child outcomes.
GUIDE’s mission is to improve community conditions by utilizing collaborations, promoting positive youth development, delivering specialized training and resources and preventing substance use and abuse.