Teen Peer Pressure Directory
Teens feel pressure from their friends to engage in a number of risky behaviors including smoking, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, and engaging in risky sex. Many teens put their own value in what their peers think about them. For this reason, it's important to understand the risks involved in these behaviors and to get help or advice from a trusted adult. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to handle teen peer pressure, how to understand the risks of dangerous teen activities, and much more.
Peer Pressure and Teens
Advice for teens on how to cope with peer pressure.
Teens and Alcohol
WebMD answers basic questions about teens and alcohol use.
How Parents Can Handle Teen Angst
Teen angst is a bummer for parents, too. Learn how you can get through it -- and help your kid, too.
Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Cigarette Smoking
WebMD offers tips for talking to your kids about the dangers of cigarette smoking.
Q&A With Abigail Breslin
The teen actor is still spreading sunshine – and without any drama.
Can Peer Pressure Be Good for You?
Your friends can help you reach your health goals. Get tips to deal with peer pressure when it comes to fitness and food.
Teens and Peer Pressure
Learn how peer pressure can affect your teen’s decisions and how you can help him resist pressure from other teens.
Teen Girl Safety: Parties, Raves, Drugs, Alcohol, and More
WebMD gives teen girls tips for avoiding risky party situations and dealing with them if they do occur.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 12 Tips for a Stress-Free Prom
Learn how to have a great prom night with less stress. Our prom slideshow explains how to find a date, spend less, resist peer pressure, and look fabulous without crazy dieting.
Slideshow: Sticky Situations for Teen Girls
Mean girls, bad breath, and cyberbullying top this pictorial guide to tricky situations faced by teen girls. Health experts explain when and how to get help.