We have all heard about someone who has been bullied and could not take it. Who is the biggest, or the worst bully you know? #Bullying is dangerous. You're awesome. #Motivation for all of you #Letsdothis
The next time someone tries to bully you, say " I don't' care" or tell them " I don't shiv a git"
I don't care what anyone says. My voice matters and the world and the mass media needs to hear from more folks like me.
Online bullying, as well as racist and hostile social media interactions, are taking lives and breaking careers. We have seen or heard about young people as well as adult politicians, Olympic athletes, and many others become targets of bullies, who have no self-respect and therefore can not respect others.
Misogynistic threats on social networks have become the vehicle for vitriol, it's ruining longtime friendships and family relationships in the process.
Vicious remarks which say that any values and beliefs are not only wrong and undervalued but that someone deserves to die because of them could be censored.
Some young people have committed suicide after being bullied and although they sought help, but there was no intervention.
Bullying: It’s a problem that affects people of all ages, races, and sexuality. In fact, 1 in 4 are bullied, and 58% of them admit that someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. If you or anyone you know have been a victim of bullying and are in need of support, help is available in many forms.
As always, if a crime has been committed or someone is immediately at risk, call 911.
If you are dealing with bullying in school, alert a teacher, school counselor, or principal to the situation.
For private and confidential counseling on bullying, visit 121help.me or call 1-855-201-2121.
If you are feeling hopeless or having thoughts of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 1-800-273-TALK.
For more information on working with a school to solve bullying, visit StopBullying.gov
If you have already contacted the school, and appropriate action has not been taken on addressing the harassment based on race, nationality, sex, disability, or religion, visit the U.S. Department of Education website , or the U.S. Department of Justice website for more information.