Lots to think about. When reading articles related to cyberbullying and teen suicide, I look for the commonalities. It is there that we can piece together some of the facts to why it happens and what we can do to work on prevention. Who do we focus on teaching – the parents or the kid? I was listening to some friends who were teachers. They were wondering how they could get more education for themselves on youth mental health awareness and how to better interact with their students if the need arose. It’s like having First Aid. You take the course. You may never need it. But you have it just in case. Knowledge is a good thing. It really never goes to waste.
Here are some articles to start us off on our knowledge …
|Are your kids at risk of being cyberbullied?
A recent comment got me thinking about probability and risk factors for being a victim ofcyberbullying. So I did a Google search to learn more about trends when it comes to this phenomenon. What I found was enlightening, but also pretty frightening.
Ask.fm Responds To Cyberbullying Allegations – ArcticStartup
However the Latvian based social Q&A site Ask.fm has recently been under a lot of pressure due to allegations of enabling cyberbullying that led to a number of teenage suicides. Last week we raised the question of why companies such as Ask.fm are the …
|Warning signs of Cyberbullying
And I think sometimes bullies think that they can’t be seen, but it was so easy to see them” The students say cyber-bullying is the biggest problem they hear about. As with all forms of bullying, many victims don’t want to tell. Everee Carswell “The …