things needed to know

what is bullying

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a perceived power imbalance.

what are the prevalence of bullying

There are all sorts of ways to bully: physically, verbally and emotionally; overtly or subtly; one-on-one or as a group; by singling someone out — or by leaving them out.

the effects of bullying

Bullying can affect everyone—those who are bullied, those who bully, and those who witness bullying. Bullying is linked to many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide.


Tell an adult Sometimes you may have to tell more than one adult ask friends to help.
Practice what to say the next time you're bullied with your parents, teachers or friends.