Bullying Flyer

By Angelica and Chloe

The effects of bullying or an adolescents physical, social and mental health.

Adolescents brains show more activity in the emotional parts of the brain which can make young people vulnerable to mental health issues, like depression and anxiety.


Some other signs of bullying is that the victims may not want to attend school. Being constanly bullied it can affect a persons health, stress, feeling of depression may lead to stomach aches or headaches. Also other effects are crying, bed-wetting, nightmares and not sleeping well having difficulties resting. Sometimes the victim can become angry or frightened and scared. Self-esteem drops therefore they no longer feel confident in themselves, affecting their school work and they may not want to participate in school activities. They question their self image, how they look, weight and the way they dress.

Health resources aimed at supporting victims of bullying.

Reach is an organisation of supporting young people to get the most out of their life. They aim to improve the wellbeing of young people so they can be healthy and meet life's challenges and fulfil their potential. Their mission is to encourage young people, no matter what their circumstances, to believe they can achieve. Young people can relate to the crew because they speak honesty and openly about their own situation and challenges.


Each year, 30,000 young people aged 10-18 experience Reach through their workshops that are 100% youth-led designed and delivered. Different workshops are avaliable for students and groups of young people. The workshops is designed to meet the needs of teenage participants generally workshops encourage young people to explore what it is to be a young person by providing opportunities for participation in interactive youth-led disscussions and activities. They can be 90 minutes school workshops or afterschool workshops and weekends away.

Recommended website for student use.

Name the website and the organisation.

www.kidshelp.com.au/info7/bully2.htm

www.ricgroup.com.au

R.I.C Publications


Identify and describe at least 3 useful parts of the website that make it a useful resource for teenagers.


Why do people bully?


How does bullying make you feel?


What can you do?


This website is useful because it gives you a lot of detail and information that would help you understand and know what to do about bullying and also know who to talk to.