Social pressures for teenagers are coming from all directions. It could be from friends, boyfriends or girlfriends, or parents and teachers. It is important to have your mind set on what you want to do.
You might not realize it, but you may be getting yourself into a gang or clique. You could be getting bullied or becoming a bystander of bullying.
Gangs and Cliques
Not sure how to deal with gangs and cliques at your school or in your neighbourhood? View these resources from Kids Help Phone.
Bullying takes many forms, from teasing in class, to shaming after school, to online cruelty on social media. Know how to deal with it if it’s happening to you or a classmate. The Kids Help Phone provides an entire section on their website about bullying and how to cope with bullying.