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Resisting peer pressure



Staying true to yourself

Teenagers may encounter situations where they feel pressured to do things that may be harmful to them, such as use illicit drugs, drink or join a gang. As a journal writing activity, discuss why it is important for young people to be prepared for situations where they may feel pressured to do something that may have negative effects on their life. Share your thoughts here on the NIE Blogging Zone.

Do you experience peer pressure from people you encounter? What challenges do teens face every day in regard to this topic? What are some strategies you use to avoid being pressured?

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