Data from Chicago randomized study shows:
Reduced Antisocial Behavior:
36% reduction in violence behavior
51% reduction in bullying behaviors
27% reduction in disruptive behaviors
Reduced Substance Use:
31% reduction in substance use behavior
Students in the Positive Action schools were 20-39% less likely to have ever used tobacco, alcohol, or marijuana than students in control schools.
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development recognizes Positive Action as an Evidence-Based model program. Visit the website for more information on outcomes for Positive Action.
Positive Action has been shown to have a wide variety of impacts. The developer has summarized these impacts on their website by subject area: