8 Week Bully Prevention Program:

We are taking a stand against bullying by taking steps to stop it before it even starts.

Our Bully Prevention Program is an 8 week comprehensive program which covers topics from self awareness to interactive scenarios.

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Start Date of Upcoming

Bully Prevention Program 

Statistics

  • 28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experienced bullying.

  • Approximately 30% of young people admit to bullying others in surveys.

  • 70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools.

  • Research indicates that persistent bullying can lead to or worsen feelings of isolation, rejection, exclusion, and despair, as well as depression and anxiety, which can contribute to suicidal behavior.

What is Bullying?

What is Bullying?

In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and include:

  • An Imbalance of Power: Kids who bully use their power—such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity—to control or harm others. Power imbalances can change over time and in different situations, even if they involve the same people.

  • Repetition: Bullying behaviors happen more than once or have the potential to happen more than once.

Types of Bullying?

4 common types of bullying:

  • Verbal -  bullying with cruel spoken or written words

  • Social - exclusionary tactics, involves deliberately preventing someone from joining or being part of a group

  • Physical -  bullying with aggressive physical intimidation

  • Cyber -takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. where people can view, participate in, or share content.

Effects of Bullying?

Kids who are bullied experience:

  • Depression and anxiety, increased feelings of sadness and loneliness, changes in sleep and eating patterns, and loss of interest in activities they used to enjoy. These issues may persist into adulthood.

  • Decreased academic achievement

Kids who bully others:

  • Get into fights, vandalize property, and drop out of school

  • Abuse alcohol and other drugs in adolescence and as adults