bullying in schools today

what really goes on with your kids in school

the negative effect of bullying

Suicide is the third leading cause of death according to the Center for Disease Control. It results in about 4,400 deaths per year. Bullied victims are 7% to 9% more likely to consider suicide according to a study by Yale University. Studies in Britain have found half of the suicides among youth related to bullying.

different types of bullying

  • Verbal. This type of bullying usually involves name calling and or teasing
  • Social. Spreading rumors, intentionally leaving others out of activities on purpose, breaking up friendships are all examples of social bullying.
  • Physical. This traditional form of bullying involves hitting, punching, shoving and other acts of intentional physical harm.
  • Cyber bullying. This method of bullying involves using the Internet, texting, email and other digital technologies to harm others.