Each community will need to stand up, address, and take steps to build social awareness in our children and take a stand against bullying. As many as 160,000 students stay home during the day because they're afraid of being bullied. 60% of middle school students say that they have been bullied. 1 out of 4 teens are Bullied. See below types of bullying.
includes any physical contact that would hurt a person like hitting, kicking, punching, or taking a person's things.
is name-calling, or joking about a person's religion, race, gender, about a person not having money, or picking on the way they look.
is when a person spreads rumors about someone, telling others about private information the person shared with them, and excluding some from their groups.
is when a bully threatens someone else and scares that person to make them do what the bully wants.
is done by sending messages, pictures, or information through computers or tablets (email, instant messages, internet), and cell phones (text messaging, voicemail). The bully may send this directly to a person or out to others about the person.
Social Alienation Bullying
is when a bully excludes someone from a group. The bully spreads rumors, and makes fun of someone.
group bullying is often called mobbing. Half the people in the gang are happy for the opportunity to behave badly. The other half of the gang join in because they fear of being the next target if they don't.