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The Truth About High School Hazing

Where Hazing Often Occurs

One common element in many hazing horror stories is a confined, lightly supervised space like the ones below. These settings create circumstances where kids are more prone to get caught up in the groupthink that leads to trouble.

  • Locker rooms
  • Buses to out-of-school events
  • Any off-site or overnight gathering

Hazing Resources

For more tips on talking to your kids about hazing, check out these Web sites:


Originally published in the April 1, 2010, issue of Family Circle magazine.