Suicide by Bullying

-WORDS HURT-

Types of Bullying

  • Cyberbullying
-Online

  • Verbal
-Using your words

  • Hidden
-Spreading rumors or doing mean things to people

Statistics

  • 56% of kids have been fully aware that someone is getting bullied
  • 1 of the main causes of death in kids 14 and younger is bullycide
(Bullycide is suicide because of bullying)

  • 38% report being suicidal because of being bullied
  • 8% take their lives
(THATS STILL A LOT)

  • 804,000 take their lives do to bullying

Prevention

  • SUICIDE HOTLINE 1-800-273-8255
  • REPORT REPORT REPORT
  • GET THE WORD OUT
I know a couple friends that graduated from Lakota, and they do a tour about bullying called "Mean Stinks" with a guy named Keenan West. They are in the Cincinnati, Ohio area, and travel to local schools talking about bully prevention! If at all interested his website is below!