“Your friends and peers influence your day to day decisions, even if you don’t realise it.
Sometimes this can be a good thing. Maybe a friend suggested a book that’s now your favourite.
Other times, they might pressure you to do things you don’t want to do. Like hurt someone else, or miss school.
Peer pressure is feeling like you have to do something just because all your friends are doing it. But it’s okay to say no and make your own choices. And we’re here to give you some tips on how to do it.”
Here are some useful resources to help deal with peer pressure:
Peer Pressure for Young People (ChildLine)