No young person is completely immune from peer influence. While we hope most are able to resist the temptation to make harmful choices, that is not always the case. Seek help from school counselors or mental health professionals if you notice the following behaviors. They could be signs of peer pressure in teens.
Reach out for confidential support from qualified counselors. Help is available 24 hours a day.
Mobile behavioral health services are available for youth in their homes, at school and in various other community settings. This service can be accessed 24/7.
The following are warning signs that you or someone you know may be experiencing peer pressure:
If you notice the signs of peer pressure, it is important to reach out to a trusted adult right away. Talking to a school counselor at your school is a good first step.