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  1. 1. Problems of Well-Being: Bullying Multi Media Presentation Shannon Ekdahl
  2. 2. What is Bullying • “Bullying is a form of proactive aggression in which the bullying is unprovoked and the bully initiates the bullying behaviour.” Forms of Bullying • There are many different forms of bullying. There is Physical bullying, Verbal, Cyber, sexual and prejudicial.
  3. 3. 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 themselves • Are depressed, anxious, or have low self-esteem • Not as popular or don’t hang out with others • Do not socialize well with others
  4. 4. What are the Effects of Bullying? Some Include: Withdrawn Depression Anxiety Insecure Shy Uninvolved with others Lonely Isolated Avoids school, places, or activities
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Where Bullying Happens
  8. 8. 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 well. • Statistics say that up to 40% of adults are being bullied and their workplace
  9. 9. StatisticsStudents reporting high levels of emotional well-being by bullying involvement, by gender (%) Involvement of students in the three categories of bullying in 2002, 2006 and 2010 (%) Students who are victimized by grade, gender, and frequency (%)
  10. 10. Suicide Statistics: Bullying • According to Bullying • 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
  11. 11. Suicide Statistics: Bullying Continued • A study in Britain found that at least half of suicides among young people are related to bullying • 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.
  12. 12. 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 bother you. • 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 response.
  13. 13. 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 you need. • Find your friends. Find one or two true friends and confide in them how the gossip has hurt your feelings.
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  15. 15. Sources • 1 . U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Who is at risk? Risk factors. Retrieved March 2014, from risk/factors/index.html • 2. Dodge and Cole (1987). The definition of Bullying for Kids. Anti Bullying Software. Retrieved March 2014, from .” bullying/the-definition-of-bullying-for-kids.html • 3. CBC News( 2011, Dec, 06). 40% of Canadians Bullied at Work, Experts Say. CBC. Retrieved March 2014. From canadians-bullied-at-work-expert-says-1.987450 • 4. Craig Wendy. The Health of Canada's Young People: a mental health focus. Public Health Agency of Canada. Retrieved March 2014. From http://www.phac- intimidation-eng.php • 5. Bullying Stats. Bullying and Suicide. Bullying Stats. Retrieved March 2014. From