Nina Langton had no right to be depressed. At least, that’s how she saw it. She had a great group of friends, lived in a prosperous neighborhood, and was close with ...
If your child’s school calls you and tells you that your child is bullying other kids, if other parents are complaining to you that your child is bullying their child, or ...
Computers and modern technology are taking up a lot of teens’ time. While there are some perks to technology, there are also some negative things associated with it. A national survey ...
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 ...
Building self-esteem is a core component of bullying prevention. With a healthy self-esteem, your teens will not only be more confident, but they also will be able to identify their strengths ...
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 ...
In the past year, a million children were victims of cyberbullying on Facebook, according to a recently released Consumer Reports survey. About 20 percent of students age 11 to 18 surveyed ...
When I was 12 years old and in Middle School, a senior taking a cadet corps parade called me Moonface. For some reason, that insult resonated and even 50 years later ...
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 ...
A Vancouver cyberbullying researcher is urging parents to talk to their kids about online safety after an Abbotsford, B.C. teen was charged with child pornography and cyberbullying offences after being accused ...
Parents of teens know how tricky it is to keep their kids physically safe while balancing their need for greater independence, but when it comes to keeping them safe online, it ...
Awareness of childhood bullying has increased dramatically in the 40 years since Dan Olweus, a Swedish psychologist, became the first researcher to systematically investigate the problem. Largely because of worldwide impact ...
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 ...
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 ...
As thousands of students across the country are starting high school, new figures reveal nearly one in four young people have experienced bullying in the past 12 months, and were most ...
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 ...
If you wanted to know what your kids are up to especially what they’re texting about, sometimes reading the message is not actually enough. As some sources reported, teens often use ...
I WAS shocked when my daughter blocked me on WeChat and decided not to share her phone’s password with me. According to the Pew Research Center: “About 90 percent of teens ...
Cyberbullying is poised to get a lot more attention over the next four years. Future First Lady Melania Trump says she’ll make combating internet bullies a priority during her husband’s administration. ...
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 ...
Cyberbullying is a painful part of childhood and adolescence for too many American children. In fact, a study released by Intel in 2014 showed that 87 percent of teens have witnessed ...
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 ...
Here are two other words that drive home the point: Jessica Logan. In one of the first highly publicized cases of the dark side of sexting, Logan is the 18-year-old Ohio ...
“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 ...
The teenage years are notoriously turbulent. Adolescents are establishing their own identities, doing more things independently, trying out different roles, taking more risks socially, and possibly experimenting with drugs and alcohol, ...
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 ...