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teen: 12-18 yrs.

The peer pressure to try drugs is no less intense than the sexual pressure that so many adolescents face. As with any situation that could conceivably lead to trouble, we need to prepare our kids to refuse offers of alcohol and other drugs–preferably without alienating their peers, although sometimes that isn't possible.

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