For more information on alcohol and drug abuse in the Yukon see the Yukon Addictions Survey (YAS).
|Alcohol and Drug Prevalence Rates|
|Alcohol – Heavy Frequent Use in Past Year*
(Canadian avg. 7.1%)
|Cannabis – Use in Past Year
(Canadian avg. 14.1%)
|Cocaine/Crack – Use in Past Year
(Canadian avg. 1.9%)
|*Note: heavy frequent use means five drinks or more, more than once a week.
Source: Yukon Government Department of Health and Social Services and Yukon Bureau of Statistics (2005). Yukon Addictions Survey.