Bullying

Types of Bullying

  • Verbal- name calling and teasing
  • Social- spreading rumors, leaving people out of activities, ending friendships
  • Physical- hitting, punching, shoving and other acts of physical harm
  • Cyberbullying- using the internet to harm others by texting, email and other social media
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Bullying facts

  • 1 in 7 Students in Grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of bullying.
  • 56% of students have personally witnessed some type of bullying at school.
  • 1 in 7 Students in Grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of bullying.
  • Among students, homicide perpetrators were more than twice as likely as homicide victims to have been bullied by peers.

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Symptoms of Bullying

  • Comes home with unexplained injuries
  • Change in eating habits
  • Loss of friends
  • Acts out of character
  • Trouble Sleeping
  • Blaming self for their problems
  • Making excuses not to go to school
  • Feels helpless
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