You can’t open the newspaper today without seeing a headline describing the devastating impacts that bullying is having on kids and schools. Is that because kids are bullying more today than in years past? Not necessarily. We are, however, learning more about the long terms consequences of bullying on children and youth. Learning a bit more about the “bullied brain” helps us understand why national attention is warranted and our kids need safe places to live and learn.
Read Dr. Dave’s article the “The Bullied Brain” in the Huffington Post for more.
Visit stopbullying.gov for evidence based information and best practices.