Inspired by the
positive impact that various colleges and universities have had promoting
student health using the social norms approach, a number of high schools
have begun to implement their own social norms projects. Predominantly
focused on preventing adolescent alcohol and/or tobacco use, the initial
success of these efforts strongly suggests that the number of high school
projects will continue to grow in the coming years.
Among the first
high schools in the nation to implement social norms projects are:
- DeKalb and Sycamore,
- Evanston Township,
Both of these projects
were designed simultaneously to reduce adolescent alcohol and tobacco
Use the links provided
in the navigation bar to the left of this page to access detailed descriptions
of these projects.
of the information presented on this page were originally prepared by Michael
Haines and Richard Rice and are printed here with their permission.