With such heavy reliance on technology for the purpose of socializing, it has never been easier to present a persona who is different from who you really are. Discover 10 easy ways to determine whether the person you are talking to is real or is catfishing you.
Showing anxiety when going online may be a sign that someone is being cyber bullied. From limiting screen time and keeping information private to educating both parents and youth, learn how to best prevent becoming a victim of cyberbullying.
Four women who had previously been bullying victims in high school share how they turned the tables on bullying. Each woman empowered herself by taking on the bullying epidemic with positive resources and resolutions for other bullying victims.
First Minister of Scotland Nikola Sturgeon was a victim of school bullying. She has firsthand knowledge that bottling up emotions and not sharing one's feelings can have long term mental affects. Sturgeon has implored her government to maintain a solid system to aid those struggling with mental health.
After reaching epic levels of harassment cases at UK universities, the student union of Dundee University implemented a strategy to remind their students about the necessity in maintaining the university's Zero Tolerance policy with respect to sexual harassment and bullying. Those students who exemplified vast knowledge on the university rules were given a cactus as [...]
Following in the footsteps of the UK, Ireland will recognize psychological abuse as a crime, thus giving legal recourse to victims of controlling or coercive behavior.
Communicating openly, setting up social media boundaries and helping build our daughters' self esteem can help prevent their becoming a "mean girl." Read More
Cyberbullying and humiliation can be life destroying for teens who don't know how to get out of a devastating cyber-situation. An adult survivor of such destruction has written a book "Shame Nation" for parents and teens which will shed light and open a dialogue on the topic.
Incarcerating juveniles for non-violent crimes is counter productive in almost every way. Most young people who are jailed for "status offenses" need interventions from schools and psychologists rather than go to detention facilities where they leave in worse emotional and mental states than when they entered.