For youth and teens, peer pressure is ever-present and the pull to make unwise choices can be strong. Young people who lack positive role models are especially vulnerable to negative peer influence. If you know someone who is being swayed to engage in destructive behavior, don’t hesitate to intervene. Contact your school counselor office, a trusted adult or local resources to learn how to help teens with peer pressure.
If you or someone you know is suffering from the negative peer influence, reach out for help. Qualified counselors are 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.