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Addiction Assistance

Kids Help Phone
Phone: (800) 668-6868

How to Deal With Peer Pressure and Drugs?

  • Talk to someone who will listen to you, such as a family member or a friend
  • Think about what you would like to be doing in 5-10 years. Don't limit yourself
  • Choose your friends wisely and stay away from people who pressure you to do drugs
  • Be yourself and listen to your gut
  • Find a hobby and make a commitment to spend a certain amount of time doing it every week
  • Join a club or a sports team at school
  • Get involved with your family and community
  • Set short- and long-term goals for yourself and work towards achieving them
  • Learn to deal with peer pressure
  • Believe in yourself