A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.
Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
The impacts of the pandemic on students and the stigma of having had COVID-19 could be leading to bullying. It’s a complex situation, requiring schools, parents and medical experts to work together.
Nearly a decade after Tyler Clementi’s death, there are growing efforts to do more to protect students like him from their peers.
From ‘13 Reasons Why’ to real-life events, there’s been increased scrutiny on the link between bullying and suicide. However, research shows that we may not be getting the full picture.
At this time, researchers cannot prove a direct relationship. But social learning theory shows that people learn from one another, via observation, imitation and modeling.
The most effective weapons in the fight to stop LGBTQ bullying might just be quite simple – young people coming together to talk, laugh and share their lives.
Children who are bullied are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. They are also more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide.