Get Monthly Updates
amazon smile non-profit charity youth mountain youth eagle river youth coalition community

34520 US HWY 6, C10, Edwards, CO 81632   ||  P.O. Box 4613, Edwards, CO 81632   ||   970.949.9250   ||    info@mountainyouth.org

Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy   |   Annual Report

© 2019 by Mountain Youth. Website by projectseedling.com

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

Social Norms

Positive peer influence

 

Mountain Youth relies on the power of positive peer influence through the science-based and best-practice approach of positive social norms marketing. Oftentimes youth behaviors and attitudes are influenced by perceptions of what they believe to be the “norm.” By spreading positive messages taken directly from the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey results, Mountain Youth attempts to align these misconceptions with reality. 

 

Within Eagle County high schools and the community at large, Mountain Youth markets positive high school statistics through the “You Told Us” campaign. Since 2005, Mountain Youth has successfully implemented a social norms marketing campaign for high school students, and since 2010 for middle school students. Messages are disseminated through a variety of student-designed and selected items including stickers, lip balm and water bottles. 

 

What are a few of the positive messages sure to bring a smile to your face?

Laugh, It’s Contagious.

Be Yourself.

1/4