Social Norms Approach: A Health Promotion Strategy to Preventing Youth Risk Behaviors

Adopting prevention strategies that address one or more risky behaviors as a part of your APP program can help youth abstain from or delay early sexual initiation. One such strategy is a social norms approach, an evidence‒based prevention strategy. This tip sheet presents information about a social norms approach as well as examples of how APP grantees might consider using such an approach.

  • Community-based Organizations
  • Facilitators
  • Health Educators
  • Program Administrators
  • Program Managers
  • Sub Recipients
  • Schools