Celebrate the Positives in Polk Youth Culture!
UthMpact has taken an active role to "normalize" perceptions regarding risky behaviors by developing a social norm marketing campaign to share "UthMpact Facts". This powerful peer to peer approach is based on statistics among Polk County youth and published in the annual Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey (FYSAS). "UthMpact Facts" shares the reality the most Polk Teens are making the Right Choices by choosing NOT to drink, smoke, or use substances. This can help students avoid succumbing to peer pressure because they feel confident in making more informed personal decisions after knowing and considering all the facts.