In Chapter Nine, “The Pressure’s On,” SADD Chairman and Chief Executive Officier Stephen Wallace shares his perspective. Teens Today research by SADD found that what teens and their friends feel about themselves plays a significant role in whether they choose to drink or take drugs and make other unhealthy choices. Wallace offers five action steps to help teens make healthy lifestyle choices.
Where Should I Sit at Lunch? is filled with checklists, quizzes, and tips from a variety of experts. Parents, teachers, and guidance counselors will find it helpful as it provides an inside view of the lives of high school students today and can help start conversations about managing time and money or settle arguments about curfews and parties. Through the four years of high school, teens will keep coming back to this book for the information, ideas, and insights that help them keep their perspective, hang onto their sense of humor, and survive the most challenging days.
Where Should I Sit at Lunch? The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years, Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D. and Karen Unger, M.A. $14.95/paperback