2021-2022 Student Wellness Survey

The 2021-2022 edition of the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey was completed by 42,000 students in grades 6 to 12 between November 2021 and January 2022. Students were asked questions about their social and emotional development, physical health, substance use, and experiences at school and in the community. 

The results were released in May 2022.


Key Observations from 2021-2022 Edition

  • Indicators of student mental health are trending in the wrong direction.
  • Few students follow the recommendations from the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines.
  • Students who identify as non-binary, Two-Spirit, and all other gender non-conforming identities, hereinafter referred to as “non-binary students”, report poorer mental and physical health outcomes than their peers.
  • Smoking, as well as alcohol and cannabis consumption, among students has decreased.

For more information on these observations, consult our article Key observations from 2021-2022 edition of Student Wellness Survey.