Problems of Well-Being:
Multi Media Presentation
What is Bullying
• “Bullying is a form of proactive aggression in which the
bullying is unprovoked and the bully initiates the
Forms of Bullying
• There are many different
forms of bullying. There is
Physical bullying, Verbal,
Cyber, sexual and
Risk Factors/ Signs
• People who are seen as different from others,
such as: overweight, underweight, wear glasses,
or come from a different race/ethnicity)
• Are seen as weak or not able to defend
• Are depressed, anxious, or have low self-esteem
• Not as popular or don’t hang out with others
• Do not socialize well with others
What are the Effects of Bullying?
Uninvolved with others
Avoids school, places, or activities
Bullying and Well- being
• Bullying can affect the Well- being of children
and Adults. In the news we have heard of
many cases of bullying that end in death.
• There are many other outcomes that bullying
can have on us, then include: physical injury,
social problems, and emotional problems.
Bullying and Well- being Continued
• People who are suffering from bullying are
more likely to face depression, anxiety, and
headaches, Bullying also can cause damage to
their self esteem.
Where Bullying Happens Cont.
• Bullying happens everywhere in the world, and
not just in schools.
• Adults are being bullied at their places of work as
• Statistics say that up to 40% of adults are being
bullied and their workplace
high levels of
Involvement of students in
the three categories of
bullying in 2002, 2006 and
Students who are victimized by
grade, gender, and frequency (%)
Suicide Statistics: Bullying
• According to Bullying Statistics.org
• Suicide is the third leading cause of death among
young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per
year. For every suicide among young people, there
are at least 100 suicide attempts. Over 14 percent of
high school students have considered suicide, and
almost 7 percent have attempted it.
• Bully victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to
consider suicide than non-victims, according to
studies by Yale University
Suicide Statistics: Bullying Continued
• A study in Britain found that at least half of
suicides among young people are related to
• 10 to 14 year old girls may be at even higher risk
for suicide, according to the study above
• According to statistics reported by ABC News,
nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or
victims of bullying, and 160,000 kids stay home
from school every day because of fear of bullying.
How to Stop Bullying
• Ignore the bully. Bullies are looking for a
reaction, so walk away or ignore your emails and
texts. Eventually they will get bored of trying to
• Hold the anger. Bullies want to know they have
control over your emotions. Find another way to
control your anger exercise of write a
• Don't get physical. Do not use physical force (like
kicking, hitting, or pushing). Not only are you
showing your anger, the bully may get physical in
How to Stop Bullying Cont.
• Be confidence. Try to stop the bully verbally or
through your behavior. Practice feeling good about
yourself (even if you have to fake it at first).
• Take charge of your life. Do what makes YOU happy
:Joining a class, club, or gym is a great way to make
new friends and feel great about yourself.
• Talk about it. Talk to a guidance counselor, teacher,
or friend — anyone who can give you the support
• Find your friends. Find one or two true friends and
confide in them how the gossip has hurt your
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