What you need to know about Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying, once thought a rite of passage, is now seen as a devastating form of abuse that can have long-term effects on youthful victims.  It can rob them of self-esteem, isolate them from their peers, cause them to drop out of school, and even prompt health problems and suicide. To better understand bullying and for some tips to help bully-proof your child, the Indiana Department of Child Services encourages parents, educators and community members to check out the resources below.

8 Effective Ways to Bully-Proof Your Child  familyeducation

Bullying Prevention & Intervention in Indiana Indiana Department of Education

Bullying Statistics: Anti-Bullying Help, Facts and More

Cyber Bullying  Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Dealing With Bullying TeensHealth

October is National Bullying Prevention Month Pacers National Bullying Prevention CenterStomp Out Bullying

Stopbullying.gov

What to Do When Your Child with ADHD Is Being Bullied  Child Development Institute

Recognize Signs of Bullying