Get The Facts

The more you know about bullying the better prepared you are to help a student in need. See below for quick statistics, information, and understanding.

Bullying Basics

Brief Definitions:

Verbal Bullying: Using words, conversations, and verbal communication

Physical Bullying: Using physical violence/aggression or the threat of physical violence/aggression

Relational (Social): Using social connections as a way to bully, influencing others against the victim, and purposefully impacting social relationships

Cyber*: Using social media, apps, and websites as a means to harass and bully

*some resources will list “property damage” instead of “Cyber”, but we have seen and heard from our students over the years that cyber-bullying is real and as harmful as ever.