Kids who are cyberbullied
Kids who are cyberbullied are most likely to:
- Use alcohol and drugs
- Cut school
- Not want to go to school
- Experience bullying face to face
- Get miserable grades
- Have low self-esteem
- Have more health problems
What to Do if you are CYberbullied
- Do NOT say anything back
- Keep evidence to report
A bystander is someone who watches bullying take action, but does not do anything about it
- Some bystanders have increased risk of tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs.
- Some have missed or skipped school.
Bystanders Can DO MORE
Some things you can do to stop bullying are:
- Don't give the bully attention
- Tell the person who is being bullied they have to go somewhere to lead them away from the bully
- You can leave a trusted adult a note
Bullying is when a child gets targeted by another child or group of children and is harassed and hurt physically and emotionally and sometimes threatened. That child who is being bullied can then get beaten and hurt at school.
Bullies often do
- Criminal convictions
- Drop out of school
- Get into fights
The child who is being bullied has risks just as a bully would:
- Health complaints
- Sadness and depression
- Uneasiness and anxiety
- Changes in sleep
- Changes in eating
Bullying and Cyberbullying
People to contact
Here is a list of people that you can contact if you witness or are bullied:
- School counselor
- School principal
- State Department of Education
Here are a couple of ways to tell if your child is bullied:
- Unexplainable injuries
- Difficulty sleeping
- Sudden loss of friends
STopping Bullying and Cyberbullying
Now that you know the effects of bullying and cyberbullying, you should know what to do. If everyone that's a bystander stood up for the child that's being bullied and told someone that works in the school, we could stop bullying worldwide. Let's team up to stop bullying! Nobody wants their child or their friend getting hurt.
US Department of Health and Human Services. Stopbullying.gov. February 24, 2017. <Stopbulling.gov>.
"Teen Site." kidshealth.org February 24, 2017. <Kidshealth.org>.
You want to know more about cyberbullying, bullying, and how you can stop it? Well here are some websites you can go to: