Bullying & Cyberbullying – Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Unfortunately, there are stories just like Brittany’s. As a matter of fact, bullying is something we hear about a lot more nowadays. Many kids don’t deal with it though. Some students take their own life, or make an attempt to.
Bullying & Suicide:
- 14% considered, 7% attempted
- Bully victims 2-9x more likely
- Half of suicides are from bullying
- 30% students, 160,000 stay home from fear of bullying
Many schools have put in place anti-bullying programs and one teacher is relying on a universal language to break down the barriers that lead to bullying.