By: Catia & Maria
The effects of physical bullying is bruises and marks from being hit, punched and kicked they might come home with ripped clothing e.t.c
The effects of verbal bullying is: After the bullying, the victim may look at themselves from a different image from what they saw themselves as before. They may look at themselves as not perfect. (fat, too skinny, dark skinned, nerd. e.t.c)
The effects of Hidden bullying: Some effects of hidden bullying are The victim may start to feel ignored by his/her friends, they may start to feel lonely, they may start to feel sad and depressed, they may start to feel like nobody likes them.
The effects of cyberbullying are: The victim may feel stressed, the victim's daily life patterns may change, they might look at themselves from a different image, Cyberbullying may lead the victim to thoughts about taking drugs, drinking alcohol and even suicide.
Effects of bullying
Strategies for dealing with bullying
-Avoid the bully. Know when to walk away from the bully.
-Use a defense line like “leave me alone” and walk away.
-Have a friend by your side when the bully starts to pick on you. the friend can also be a protective source. they can stick up for you.
-Find some websites that can help you with the bullying problem.
-Tell a responsible adult who you know you can trust, who can help you deal with the problem.
-Focus on the good things in life. (you have a home, you go to a school, you have an education and you have a family.)
-Go see a counselor, they can help you with the problem.
Health Resources, products and services available to victims of bullying
Kids Helpline is a website that deals with bullying of all sorts. They are a 24 hour counselling service that you can access through by calling them or going to their website.
1800 55 1800
On their website they give you information about ‘What is Bullying’, ‘Different types of bullying’, ‘Effects of bullying’, ‘Talking about it’ e.t.c