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Bullying: The Cruelty Crisis

March 28, 2011

Almost every day there are news reports of bullying - boys beating other boys or girls sending nasty text messages and there are even reports of bullying in the workplace. Often victims suffer emotionally and physically - sometimes becoming so depressed over bullying, they take their own life. In this episode listen to the stories of bullying victims and learn about some of the programs that are helping put Pennsylvania on the forefront of bullying prevention in schools.


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Almost every day there are news reports of bullying - boys beating other boys or girls sending nasty text messages and there are even reports of bullying in the workplace. Often victims suffer emotionally and physically - sometimes becoming so depressed over bullying, they take their own life. In this episode listen to the stories of bullying victims and learn about some of the programs that are helping put Pennsylvania on the forefront of bullying prevention in schools.


Related Links

Workplace Bullying Institute

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Center For Safe Schools

Bender Lead On Team

Ambridge Area High School Cyber Bully Box

Highmark Healthy High Five

 


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