Thursday, May 3, 2012

Recognizing and Overcoming the Mental Health Effects of Being a Bullying Victim

Business Wire (Avon, CT) May 2, 2012

"As a society, we've become more aware of bullying as a devastating form of abuse that can have long-terms effects on victims, negatively impacting their self-esteem, isolating them from their peers and in more serious cases, leading to depression, anxiety, substance abuse and sometimes suicide. Studies estimate that as many as 160,000 students may stay home on any given day because they're afraid of being bullied and the emotional pain they've caused. With the prevalence of cyberbullying, even more youth and young adults are finding themselves to be a victim of bullying." Read More 

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