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Bystander, Bullying can have negative psychological, physical, and academic effects - - Stop Bullying tips!

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https://bit.ly/37bully (more useful information about bullying)


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One in five children in the United States experience bullying where a peer harasses,
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humiliates, or threatens repeatedly.
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Bullying can have negative psychological, physical, and academic effects.
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It can contribute to depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and it can be isolating.
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Most kids are not directly involved in bullying, they are a witness or a bystander to bullying.
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Sometimes bystanders get roped into reinforcing the bullying.
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This can make the situation worse and more traumatic.
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However, if a bystander becomes an upstander then something really cool happens.
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When bystanders to bullying intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds 57% of the time!
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Think about it. If bystanders became upstanders every time there was a bullying incident,
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more than half of all kids would be spared a prolonged harmful experience.
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And they would feel the support of a peer.
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Kids with strong leadership qualities and who are self-assured are more likely to take
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on the defender role, so you are really like a peer superhero when you become an upstander!
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There are a number of ways you can shift the negative focus of bullying:
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Change the subject Interrupt
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Question behavior Use humor to lighten up a serious situation
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Embrace your differences Report bullying and block cyberbullying
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Protect others and show kindness and empathy Include others in what you are doing
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Every time you stand up and stick up for others, you are making a positive difference and helping
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a peer who may really need a friend.
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To learn more about bullying prevention visit Stopbullying.gov



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