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.
Helping Your Child Transition Into Middle School or Junior High-Related Information
A list of topics related to Helping Your Child Transition Into Middle School or Junior High.
Helping Your Child Transition Into Middle School or Junior High-Topic Overview
Remember the knot in your stomach the week before you began junior high as you imagined losing your way to classes,a mass of new faces,lots of different and probably scary teachers,and mountains of homework? Those fears live in the hearts and minds of adolescents and teens. While most adolescents make the adjustment to a different school in a matter of weeks,others may feign illness,refuse ...
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.
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.
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.