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Refusal 7 Skills

1: Be Direct

Say no politely but use a strong and assertive tone of voice

2: Run Away

It is always an option to not respond and just walk away.

3: Respect Friendship

If you are my friend, please respect my no drug choice.

4: Change the Subject

Try suggesting something better to do with your time, “no thanks, do you want to _______”.

5:Point Out Side Effect

Say: "Taking drugs is hazard our health and illegal"

6: Family Excuse

My parents do not allow me to take drugs and I love my parents.

7: Turn the Tables

If the person won’t let up try turning the tables and ask, “why do you care if I do or don’t”. Be confident in your response.