By Vanessa Rogers
For plenty of kids, smoking is far and wide - humans on tv and in movies smoke, their mom and dad may well smoke, and plenty of in their associates will most likely smoke. If every person else is doing it, why won't they? This source is jam-packed with actions that tell teens in regards to the evidence and aid them to imagine and discuss the entire matters with regards to smoking in an effort to make confident, expert offerings. The actions think of how smoking can have an effect on future health, habit, how one can focus on peer strain, smoking and the media, younger people's attitudes to smoking, and smoking and society. actions on giving up smoking, aid and motivation also are integrated. those enjoyable yet informative actions could be nice to take advantage of with adolescents elderly 11-19, in teams and on-to-one. academics, early life staff, drug aid employees, formative years offending groups and social employees will all locate this a useful source.
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Now, 61 A Little Book of tobacco instruct everyone to sit on the floor cross-legged or strike a pose. If you have a less able group invite them all to raise an arm or put their hands on their heads. The important point is that everyone should be doing the same. When the absent member comes back, acknowledge their return, but do not comment on what everyone else is doing, no matter how bizarre! If they ask you directly then just smile and shrug your shoulders or give some other non-committal response.
3. How did that feel? 62 Making Decisions About Smoking Review the activity to discuss what happened: 1. Who else would have copied everyone else? Why? 2. Who would have ignored what others were doing? Why? 3. How does it feel to go against the group and be different? Remark that usually peer pressure is a term used to describe someone putting pressure on someone else to do something wrong, but actually this is not always so. Suggest that when people are with friends, or within most group situations, they tend to fall in with what everyone else is doing: sometimes, as demonstrated by this activity, without even realizing that they are doing it.
Was it price alone, or style or functionality? Allow time for them to write down as many ideas as possible. Next ask them to write down where they bought it from, for example, a brand name shop, internet store or bidding site such as eBay, once again folding down their answer. Finally ask them to write down why they decided to buy it from that particular place. For example, was it based on the cost, the store itself, availability, or perhaps it was an ethical choice based on the values of the seller.
A Little Book of Tobacco: Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People by Vanessa Rogers