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Peer Pressure No More:

Enriching One’s Individuality


A project made to battle against peer pressure.
PROJECT RATIONALE
Peer influence can be hard to
resist—it really has become
"pressure"—and you may feel
compelled to do something
you're uncomfortable with.

(Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making).


Peer pressure is an influence
when a peer group or individual
encourages another person to
change their beliefs, behaviors to
suit their taste.

(Ramteke, 2014)
6 WAYS IN WHICH PEER PRESSURE CAN NEGATIVELY
AFFECT THE STUDENTS :

01 02
A DIP IN SELF ACADEMICS ARE
CONFIDENCE AFFECTED

MAKES THEM FEEL

03 CAN EASILY ADOPT


DANGEROUS HABITS
04 ASHAMED OR BAD
ABOUT THEMSELVES AND
THEIR FAMILY

05 CAN EASILY ADOPT


DANGEROUS HABITS 06 MAY ENGAGE THEM IN
SELF HARM AND
SUICIDE IDEATION

(Padma, 2014).
Students who are experiencing peer pressure gets encouraged
to follow their peers by changing their habits in a bad way.

Approximately 30% of the


high school students have
used illicit drugs.
(Monitoring the Future Survey, 2011)
Students who are experiencing peer pressure gets encouraged
to follow their peers by changing their habits in a bad way.

70% of teenagers who smoke


started because their friends
were doing it first or they
were peer pressured.
(Canadian Lung Association)
PROJECT RATIONALE
Anxiety and depression caused by Peer Pressure.

20-30% of adolescents reports


symptoms of depression
because of peer pressure.

(Alyssa Damm, 2018)


PROJECT SIGNIFICANCE
TO THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

The results of the study might influence the administration of any school to
always ensure that their students are provided with sufficient guidance
regarding peer pressure.
TO THE SHS STUDENTS

The results of the study may help the students know what they really
want and what their heart desires. It will help themselves to know and
recognize who they really are.
TO THE PARENTS OF THE STUDENTS

This study will be beneficial for the parents of the students as it will enable
them to guide their children more in dealing with other peers.
TO THE RESEARCHERS/ORGANIZERS

This project is a new learning experience for the researchers because it


enabled them to better understand and cope up as they deal along with the
matter concerning peer pressure.
TO THE FUTURE RESEARCHERS

This project may be used as a reference of results, information, and


conclusion for future researchers who wish to undertake research similar
to this matter.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The Peer Pressure No More: Enriching One’s
Individuality Project aims to mitigate the rising
number of peer influences by creating an organization
that is composed of different groups.

The project will have five sub-organizations.


Music Organization Academic Organization

Arts Organization Youth For Life

Sports Organization
PROJECT OBJECTIVES
to promote:
a. Choosing the right path for each student
b. Improving one’s self-esteem and optimism
c. The freedom associated with a responsibility
to prevent:
a. The confusion of each students on what career they
want and not biased on their friends choice
b. Drastic changes in behavior and attitudes
c. Losing one true identity
to enlighten:
a. Students that they are free to choose and decide
b. Students that they cannot be that someone they do not used to be
c. Students to follow their hearts desire
d. Complete their whole being
Stay true to yourself, yet

always be open to learn.

Work hard, and never

give up on your dreams,

even when nobody else

believes they can come

true but you. These are

not cliches but real tools

you need no matter what

you do in life to stay

focused on your path

- Phillip Sweet
REFERENCES:

https://teens.lovetoknow.com/Statistics_of_Teenage_Drunk_D
riving
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/peer-pressure.html
https://education.media/negative-effects-of-peer-pressure-in-
high-school
http://headsup.scholastic.com/students/peer-pressure-its-
influence-on-teens-and-decision-making