Eventually we all get peer pressured to do drugs or drink alcohol – even if it’s not direct.
It’s harder to say no than you think – especially because no one wants to be “that person” that says no or is a “goodie-goodie”.
Drugs and alcohol have always been an issue in high school and they always will. They’re in issue in every-day life too. The key is to know what you want for your life so you can learn to say no in a way that you feel comfortable.
The “experts” tell people to “Just say no,” but that really doesn’t work. So how can you say no without feeling self-conscious and embarrassed?