Experts are worried that impressionable teenagers may be influenced by social media or TV shows that ‘romanticise’ the act of suicide. THE grieving families of two California teenagers who committed suicide ...
New research about the intense pressure young women face to share nude photos of themselves is raising questions about how we address some of the norms that have taken hold among ...
With all the technology around, bullying is no longer limited to schoolyards. Kids are using cell phones and social media to torment and spread rumors about others in a very public ...
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 ...
Adolescent victims of cyberbullying have increasingly become their own perpetrators, a new study finds, and experts warn this form of “digital self-harm” is growing at alarming rates. Researchers at Florida Atlantic ...
Cyberbullying is social terror by technology. When a kid of any age, up to 18 is threatened, humiliated, harassed, or humiliated via use of technology — this is Cyberbullying. Yet many ...
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 ...
Bullying has been around forever. But now, with new technology, bullying is taken to a new level. Cyberbullying is the term for any kind of harassment, embarrassment, or bullying using the ...
If you have been a target of bullying, recovering from what you experienced may seem challenging but it is worth it. You can not only learn from it, but you also ...
Being bullied or spending an excessive amount of time on the internet could increase the risk of teen suicides, according to a new study released today by the American Academy of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jade was in eighth grade when the mean messages started. The emails, texts, and posts got worse. It was so bad that she eventually changed schools. Jade says she has come ...
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 ...
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, ...
Spend much time surfing the web? If you do, you need to be wary of things that lurk on the dark side of the Internet. Not only are there viruses, hackers ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...