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Hidden behind the smile

Hidden behind the smile
While physical effects of bullying are more obvious, mental insecurities can plague a victim long after the scars are gone
April 15, 2016

The sobbing in the bathroom stall. The bruises that are always from a pet or a fall. The weird habits like not being able to eat in front of other people or sleep in unfamiliar places. We have categorized...

Anxiety

Anxiety
April 1, 2016

Anxiety interferes with a person's ability to do normal everyday tasks such as hanging out with friends, going to school, and doing homework. That panicky feeling you may feel before a test or presentation,...

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
April 1, 2016

Eating disorders affect all walks of life. Bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating are all types of eating disorders. Most people are accustomed to associating skin and bones with them, but that's not always...

Suicide

Suicide
April 1, 2016

Suicide can be the end of a mental illness. When a person intentionally causes their own death it may seem like an enticing solution. Especially if it ends their problems. It is a permanent solution to...

Self-harm

Self-harm
April 1, 2016

Self-harm is not just cutting as it's commonly known. It’s anything to harm oneself, such as cutting, hitting yourself, and burning. It's a way to cope with a situation. ”Self-harm is different. It's...

Depression

Depression
April 1, 2016

Depression is a mental disorder that more people than you think may struggle with. There are good days and bad. The severity can change and you may just suddenly feel better. Many people can go through...

Bullying

Bullying
April 1, 2016

Bullying is when someone is treated as subhuman repeatedly and is made to feel like they don't matter. Their only purpose is to be entertainment for their bully. “It made me feel like an outsider and...

Bullying gets personal

Bullying gets personal
April 1, 2016

Bullying is an epidemic in schools across the states. it's something we have all heard before but when it hits so close to home it's personal.  Bullying no doubt causes a multitude of other problems for...

Having a discussion

Having a discussion
Taking time to talk to the aggressor, or bully, before the problem worsens.
March 30, 2016

When someone thinks of bullying, the first subjects they consider is how to prevent it before it becomes serious as well as who to turn to in order to halt the harassment in its tracks. However, one rarely...

From the Parents Perspective

From the Parents Perspective
When addressing the bullying issue many are quick to think of the victim, or perhaps even the bully, and the parents of the victims are almost forgotten
March 30, 2016

Advocate for both students and parents Tina Meier, founder of Megan Meier Foundation, shares the tips and tricks for parents who are going through the situations of their children being bullied. Tina’s...

Coping with a situation

Coping with a situation
Coping with the hardship of bullying is important before doing something rash.
March 30, 2016

When being bullied, it’s easy to want to lash out at the bully, become angry, and retaliate violently. However, this usually doesn’t improve the situation; in fact, it often only incites more bullying...

Millennials vs. Parents

Millennials vs. Parents
Parents and their children share their opinions on bullying
March 30, 2016

It is constantly heard throughout school hallways, out on the town, and even on social media. Millennials are the people of the now, the people of this generation. They are the people born within the years...

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