Effects of Bullying


By MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press Writer Meghan Barr, Associated Press Writer Fri Oct 8, 4:01 pm ET

MENTOR, Ohio – Sladjana Vidovic’s body lay in an open casket, dressed in the sparkly pink dress she had planned to wear to the prom. Days earlier, she had tied one end of a rope around her neck and the other around a bed post before jumping out her bedroom window. Continue reading

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Signs That You Bully without even knowing!


  • Okay, time for the truth. Or at least time to consider if you have a confession to make! Take this quiz to find out if you’ve ever bullied someone. Put a check in the number if you’ve done these things before.
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    How To Hide From Bullies on Facebook


    With more than 500 million people now on Facebook, it’s inevitable that you’ll be friended by someone you know, but with whom you don’t want to share your online life. Once you’ve accepted them as a friend, how do you avoid them without the awkwardness of unfriending them? Continue reading

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    WHAT IS BULLYING?


    WHAT IS BULLYING?

    What Is The Definition of Bullying?

    A lot of young people have a good idea of what bullying is because they see it every day! Bullying happens when someone hurts or scares another person on purpose and the person being bullied has a hard time defending himself or herself. Usually, bullying happens over and over.

    • Punching, shoving, and other acts that hurt people physically
    • Spreading bad rumors about people
    • Keeping certain people out of a “group”
    • Teasing people in a mean way
    • Getting certain people to “gang up” on others

    Bullying also can happen online or electronically. Cyberbullying is when children or teens bully each other using the Internet, mobile phones or other cyber technology. This can include:

    • Sending mean text, email, or instant messages
    • Posting nasty pictures or messages about others in blogs or on Web sites
    • Using someone else’s user name to spread rumors or lies about someone

    Take a look at Webisode 5 to see an example of cyberbullying. There are many ways that young people bully each other, even if they don’t realize it at the time.

    Unfortunately, not everyone takes bullying seriously, including adults. This is one of the main reasons that the Youth Expert Panel has worked alongside the representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) to develop the Take A Stand. Lend A Hand. Stop Bullying Now! Campaign.

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    Hello Parents, Teachers and Students!


    Untibullying’s Blog  purpose is to prevent bullying in our society through education and awareness.

    We provide educational programs and resources to individuals, families, educational institutions and organizations free of charge. We make available online learning and educational resources in order to help people deal effectively and positively with the act of bullying and its long lasting negative consequences. Feel free to post you comments here.

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