Anti- Bullying

By Renee and Olivia

Different Types of Bullying

Different types of bullying are:

Physical bullying- Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching and pushing or damaging property.

Verbal bullying- Verbal bullying includes name calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, homophobic or racist remarks, or verbal abuse.

Social bullying: Social bullying includes being ignored, left out or having rumors spread about you.

Psychological bullying: Psychological bullying includes being stared, stalked or made to to feel intimidated.

Cyber bullying: Cyber bullying includes having nasty comments sent to you and social groups and online websites

The effects of bullying on an adolescents physical, social and mental

The effects on a bully physically are injuries, severe weight loss or gain and lack of sleep this can occur because of the isolation and not getting out of the house and being social

Secondly, the effects on a bully socially are isolation, low motivation or withdrawal from activities. These can occur because of not getting out and not contacting friends.

Lastly,the effects a bully mentally are low self esteem, not able to cope with everyday stresses, depression and anxiety. These can occur because of not realising their abilities and not being able to cope with normal stresses

Strategies for coping with being bullied

Strategies to cope with bullying are:

  • SEAL
  • Stay calm and positive
  • Tell a teacher
  • Go see a councilor
  • Report the bullying to the school
  • Talk to your parents
  • Don't fight with the bully physically and verbally
  • Do the high-five

Health resources to help victims of bullying

Useful Parts about the websites

The websites are useful because they give you advice about bullying and what you can do to prevent it. There are also questions you can ask about bullying to help the victims.