Change Indicator

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

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Definition and Source



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


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.

Last Updated

February 2021