What is Bullying?

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StopBullying.gov defines bullying as unwanted, aggressive behavior towards someone. It’s often repeated over a period of time and can cause lasting problems. There are fours types of bullying:

types of bullying and examples

 

Bullying is a serious issue that happens more than you would think. Nearly 70% of kids say that they have seen bullying at their schools -- either seen it, experienced it, or been the one bullying someone. This month, National Bullying Prevention Month, let’s take a stand against bullying and reverse that statistic! 

Later this week we'll be posting a guide for ways you can stand up to bullying in your community! Like one of our social media channels so you don't miss out! And don't forget to join us this Wednesday, October 24th for Unity Day! Wear orange to show your support for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion of all persons. Use the hashtag #3rdMilUnityDay so we can see how you stand up to bullying!

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