Millions of kids get bullied each year, and YOU can stop it.
Characters Narrator: Ethan Larson Counselor/Mediator: David Declark Bully: Will Eriksen Victim: Ned Slavin Camera Man: Ethan Larson
Problem Facts Nearly 90 % of children reported being bullied 59% of children said they bullied other students an estimated 1 in 5 students is bullied or is a bully Victims of physical bullying can face depression, anxiety, problems concentrating, school failure, school avoidance Violence in movies, TV shows, and video games can cause fear of becoming a victim, a stronger appetite for violence, etc. Bullying can involve hitting, teasing and taunting, and name calling
Problem Facts Some kids who get bullied consider suicide- sometimes, bullying can last a lifetime! Physical bullying can lead to depression A bully can be bigger, older, stronger, more popular, or have a group of friends backing him/her up Bullying usually happens again and again The bully is often times stronger, bigger, or has more power over the bully
Solution Facts Ignoring the bully or pretending it doesn’t exist can work You can also tell a parent or teacher, and they can contact law enforcement if needed Don’t retaliate, it can escalate the harassment Keep your cool Stop others from being bullied Form an anti bullying squad or something of the sort Violence isn’t the answer, it will only make it worse Strengthen your circle of friends-try not to be alone Humor is a way to disarm a bully
Solution Facts Bullies are looking for a reaction, so if you don’t give them a reaction, the bullying might stop If you feel safe, talk to the bully, let him no it’s not cool, then the bully might stop When you talk to someone about a bully, you’ll feel more powerful, and more in control
Quotes “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke,” Benjamin Disraeli “Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying,” Aldous Huxley “Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying,” Zachary Quinto
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