1. Pre-teens
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  3. Peers, friends & trends

Video: Peer pressure: teen and parent perspectives

9-15 years

In this short video, we hear parents’ and teenagers’ perspectives on peer pressure. They discuss the need to feel part of the group and to be seen as ‘cool’, and the pressure to have the latest technology. Peer pressure doesn’t necessarily lead to risky behaviour.

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