Digital Dharma

The Middle Path, One Day At A Time

University Uses ‘Social Norming’ To Curb Drinking

1 Comment

At colleges across the United States, the number of alcohol-related deaths is on the rise. But at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, no student has died from intoxication or an accident linked to drinking since 1998.

What’s UVA’s secret? It’s called “social norming,” and relies on peer counseling, social events and solid information to challenge misperceptions students have about drinking.

University Uses ‘Social Norming’ To Curb Drinking : NPR

Advertisements

Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

One thought on “University Uses ‘Social Norming’ To Curb Drinking

  1. Pingback: University Uses ‘Social Norming’ To Curb Drinking

Comments or Questions

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s