Bullying is not something easy to deal with. The victim may not know what to do, to tell someone or to just let the bullying happen. The bystanders may not know what to do either, to tell an adult or to stop it themselves. The bully may not know what exactly to do either, to keep on bullying or to stop because of common sense. Who can really help the victim is the victim itself. Why? If the victim wants to stop it, they could ask an adult’s help. But if the bullying gets too far, then the victim would need serious help. But where do you get the help when you need it?
Bullying is in different forms, cyber bullying and social bullying. Cyber bullying consists of bullying online that can be on websites such as myspace, facebook, twitter, etc. Social bullying is divided into two parts, emotional and physical bullying. Emotional is when the bully just says insults or harmful words to you that can get to your head and heart, while physical bullying is when the bully can touch you in a sexual way, or beat you. Cyber bullying and social bullying can both lead to the victim to many directions, but which direction is the right one to go to? One Direction!
If a child is a victim of social bullying, you should contact a teacher, school counselor, school counselor, school superintendent, and State Department of Education. If someone is acting differently than normal, like being sad, struggling to complete tasks or not being able to take care of themselves, find a local counselor or a mental health service. If someone is hopeless, helpless, thinking of suicide contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline online or call 1-800-273-8825. If the school is not addressing harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or religion contact the school superintendent, State Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Justice. If you think telling someone about a victim being bullied is snitching, you’re wrong. It...
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