Social Pressure and Substance Use (Grades 6-8)

Alcohol, Marijuana and Vaping (Grades 6-8)
Social Pressure and Substance Use (Grades 6-8)

The pressure to fit in during middle school can feel overwhelming, and that pressure can lead students to engage in harmful activities, like drugs and alcohol use. In this module we talk about some of the reasons why students give into this social pressure and ways they can avoid it.

  1. Grades 6-8 - 5 minutes
    This version is designed for students in grades 6-8.
Course Authors
PreventionFIRST! is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting wellness through the prevention of substance use/misuse across the lifespan throughout the tristate region of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Founded in 1996, its overarching goals are to ensure more communities are engaged in prevention, and that more people make healthy choices in every stage of life. PreventionFIRST!'s mission is to promote healthy behaviors by sparking and sustaining community change.