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Cyberbullying & Substance Abuse

Cyberbullying & Substance Abuse – According to the Megan Meier Foundation—a foundation created by Tina Meier after her 13-year-old daughter, Megan, took her own life as a result of being cyberbullied—approximately 34 percent of all school-aged kids have endured cyberbullying at some point in their lives.

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Bullying

Bullying is a continuous aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. This type of behavior generally happens among school-age children. However, in just recent years, bullying has raised great concern among people of all ages. Bullying is happening in classrooms, locker rooms, board rooms, and on the internet. No matter what the …

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What To Do When You Are Being Bullied

Trying to change a bully single handedly might be a hard task to uptake, but with some help the bully might lower his shield and be more understanding towards someone (National Youth). By taking some of these tips, according to National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, helping someone with overcoming the bully in their life …

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Signs of a Bully

 “According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) anti-bullying website, (Stopbullying.gov), bullying is defined as “intentionally aggressive, usually repeated” verbal, social, or physical behavior aimed at a specific person or group of people” (Bullying Statistics 2014). These next several steps for identifying bullies are further explained from Forbes online webpage over the …

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Bullying: A Significant Public Health Problem

  Bullying is a significant public health problem because it is prevalent and harmful. Between 20% and 56% of young people are involved in bullying annually . Thus, in a classroom of 30 students, between 6 and 17 students are involved in bullying as a victim, perpetrator, or both (bully-victim). The specific rate of bullying victimization …

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