To dream about friends suggests that certain hidden parts of your character are now ready and willing to reemerge. How you interact with people around you can be critical in understanding yourself.
To dream of your friends being happy and in good health suggests that your friends will wish you well or visit. In addition, your friends' relatives may bring you some good news.
To dream that your friends are troubled and upset indicates that they may suffer from illness or stress.
To dream about your childhood friend indicates that you will stumble back into behaviors from an early and more carefree time. You could be feeling too much pressure and wishing to go back to a time when things were easier. Think about how you got along with this friend, the dynamics of the friendship, and what you learned through that friendship. This dream may also be indicating that you are acting immaturely.
To dream that your friends are dark-colored suggests that either you or they may have some difficulty or illness. If your friends take the form of animals, it represents that someone will get between you and your closest friends.