26th Feb 2018

Social media firms ‘failing’ to tackle cyber-bullying | BBC News

  Social networks’ failure to tackle cyber-bullying is risking the mental health of young people, a Children’s Society survey has found. Almost half of 1,089 11 to 25-year-olds questioned for...

23rd Feb 2018

Police need more mental health training. | The Hill

Approximately 10 percent of police calls involve a person with mental illness, making police the nation’s de facto first responders to mental health crises. Despite being on the front lines, some officers...

21st Feb 2018
Fat bullying.

Bullying is still rife in schools. Here’s how teachers can tackle it. | The Guardian

The most effective interventions for bullying involve the pupils themselves – and build empathy between those affected.   [if IE 9]>< ![endif][if IE 9]>< ![endif]Photograph: Wander Women Collective/Getty ImagesAny school...

15th Feb 2018

What to do when your boss is a bully.

storytext Your boss is terrorizing you — but not in the way that’s been making headlines lately.   No shoulder rubs, risqué jokes or meetings in hotels. Instead, the boss...

31st Jan 2018
Positively Beautiful: Beauty bullying has got to stop.

16-year-old suspended after anti-bullying video goes viral | US News

  LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) A Tennessee high school student’s anti-bullying video has resulted in nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and a suspension for its creator. Lebanon High School student Emily Gipson said...

28th Jan 2018
job bullying

Workplace Bullying – A Silent Epidemic

Workplace Bullying has been a silent epidemic, but this is rapidly changing as more and more victims come forward. Dr.’s Gary and Ruth Namie, President and CEO respectively of the...

27th Jan 2018
Positive post-its campaign

Positive post-its campaign targets bullying and raises self-esteem.

In response to a disturbing bullying incident in her school, grade 11 student Caitlin Prater-Haacke started a positive post-its campaign. Caitlin attends George McDougall High School in Airdrie, Alberta. Caitlin...

25th Jan 2018
victim becomes perpetrator

Abuse: Have I changed from victim to perpetrator?

“Have I changed from victim to perpetrator?” is a very important question to ask yourself. If you don’t immediately think the answer “yes” you may need to examine your behavior...

24th Jan 2018
Sleeplessness and insomnia.

How sleep loss can affect you.

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22nd Jan 2018
Why is the Bully Bullying at Work? Debunking Some Myths About Why People Bully

Eyes wide open: Debunking myths about bullies and bullying.

While most of us don’t spend much time thinking about how to make another person’s life miserable, bullies do. Along with the increasing awareness of bullying and its consequences, some...

20th Jan 2018
adult on child bullying

Adult on child bullying can be devastating.

All of us have been exposed to adult on child bullying at one time or another. Most of it occurs in elementary school as our child tries to establish their...

19th Jan 2018
hostile work environment

Just what is a hostile work environment?

We have all heard the term “hostile work environment”, but do you know what it means? Unless you are an attorney, you may not quite understand everything that constitutes a...

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