When you see someone being bullied, what do you do? While bystanders can play a huge role in stopping bullying, most young people who witness bullying do not step in. Read ...
If you’re like most teenagers, you spend a lot of time on a cell phone or instant messenger chatting with friends and uploading photos, videos, and music to websites. You may ...
In 2013, a heartbreaking case made international headlines and struck at the core of parents throughout the world. It all began when then 7th grader Canadian Amanda Todd went online using ...
We all have that “inner critic” voice in our heads. This “inner bully” is that nagging and persistent voice, which tells us unkind or even downright mean things. Some people are ...
The daughter of a retired marine is being recognized by a national nonprofit that serves military families. She entered a scholarship competition from “Operation Homefront.” While she didn’t win, she was ...
Bullying affects thousands of kids and teenagers like you every day. You could be targeted because of your clothing or shoes, the color of your skin, your sexual orientation, or even ...
One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the age-old adage, “sticks and stones can break my ...
Bullying stops us from being who we want to be, and prevents us from expressing ourselves freely, and might even make us feel unsafe. If you are bullied, say something! If ...
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a bully is someone who is habitually cruel, insulting or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller or vulnerable. Bullying has always been a problem and, ...
Even when you’re a gold medal winning Olympic athlete at the absolute top of your game, better than every other athlete in your sport around the world, the haters will still ...
Bullying can happen to anyone—and it’s not always so simple to recognize. Check out some of these questions to determine what your next steps may be in your specific case. Read ...
Sexual harassment is a prevalent form of victimization that most antibullying programs ignore and teachers and school officials often fail to recognize, according to bullying and youth violence expert Dorothy L. ...
There are two sides to every story. Ellie Newton has bravely taken to social media to share the two-sides of her mental illness. Ellie was bullied while at school because of ...
Bullying among children is aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves a disproportion of power or strength. Typically, it is repeated over time. Bullying can take many forms: physical bullying (hitting ...
Depression is rising among young adults and adolescents in the U.S., with teenage girls in particular growing more depressed than boys, researchers found. At the same time, mental health care isn’t ...
When Monique Mastrobattista fell down the stairs one afternoon at her school, Albert Park College in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, she was left with a badly bruised face. The 13-year-old posted a ...
The girl was smart, pretty — and obsessed with the idea of taking her own life. She was just 14 years old. What drives a child to such a dark place ...
“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Many are familiar with this old adage — usually a response or defence mechanism to an insult. But, ...
September has come and gone which means families are already well ingrained into back-to-school activities. Aside from the challenges of getting kids up in the morning and doing their homework when ...
We know that so many people turn to technology when they’re in crisis, so whenever a popular tech platform doesn’t have an appropriate response we’re left scratching our heads.Facebook has had ...
The Tyler Clementi Foundation was founded by Jane and Joseph Clementi in 2011, one year after they lost their son Tyler to suicide, who had been harassed and bullied by his ...
It’s no secret that bullying is real and harmful. According to PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, nearly one in three students say they’re bullied during the school year, and almost 15% ...
When his younger brother was harassed via text and social media, Matthew Kaplan created an anti-bullying workshop for his brother’s class that moved the bullies to apologize. Read More
There are a lot of things that are contagious, and they aren’t all just sicknesses. Whether it’s someone’s mood, opinion or look, we tend to pick up what the people around ...
Body and food shaming are no strangers to the spotlight in mass media. They have created much discussion across the nation and opened up new ways for people to learn to ...
Thinking Film published the Out Of Touch video series to fight homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in Merseyside schools. The videos were created to help the Young Person’s Advisory Service (YPAS) ...
A Naperville teen’s anti-bullying app was purchased by two investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Friday night. 16-year-old Trisha Prabhu’s ReThink sends users an alert when they write a message that could ...
A Penticton teen who has been living with a rare and deadly disease while braving years of teasing and torment is spending some of her final days speaking up so others ...
Despite affecting nearly 15 million Americans, depression is one of those illnesses that’s hard to understand unless you’ve experienced it yourself. But it’s something 17-year-old Skyler Hunter knows all too well. ...
You know when you’re at a cafeteria and you’ve got your lunch, and then you just don’t know where to sit? You don’t want to sit alone, but you also don’t ...