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Have you heard about this bullying game? by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:56pm Bully: Scholarship Edition features a shaven -headed teenager who adjusts to life at a new boarding school by harassing others. The abuse includes dunking pupils' heads in toilets, photographing them naked and physically assaulting them. Teachers are also targeted. -- The Globe and Mail This is just un ... Read on »
Understanding Bullies: How to Stop Teen Bullying [Teen Article] by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:00pm 4 Comments Melissa is a 15-year old from Rochester, NY. She enjoys volunteering and singing. Her favorite subject is English language arts because she wants to be a journalist. Melissa is one of our teen writers and also has her own fabulous advice site for teen girls at:, see more advice for girls at her site! Bullying ... Read on »
Bullied Teen, Amanda Todd, Loses Her Battle With Bullying&Self-Hate by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Oct 2012 5:16pm Sadly, I just learned of this young teens video she posted on Youtube over a month ago. Apparently she needed someone to help her and be there for her. She lost her battle with bullying, self-hate, guilt, shame and pain and committed suicide this past week .  In her video she held cards explaining her story. ... Read on »
Controversy Over Game Ratings at Summit by CMCH Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:14pm As I mentioned in a post earlier this week, Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, attended the National Video Game Summit in Minnesota this weekend.  Participants of the summit included researchers and representatives of the video game industry, who disagreed about whether the ratings system protects children from violent and sexually explicit co ... Read on »
Teen Bullying and Suicide: Life WILL Get Better by Hope Despite Depression Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 12:05pm I'd like to share with you an emotional speech given by Fort Worth, Texas City Councilman Joel Burns.  Due to the recent teen suicide tragedies in the United States, City Councilman Burns uses the opportunity at a recent city council meeting to share his own personal story in regards to being bullied, coming out gay, and letting teens know that " ... Read on »
Judge awards Robertson Co. bullied teen $300K by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Dec 2011 8:51pm Bullying of autistics is a topic that comes up a great deal. Just last week a gang of nine youths who viciously beat an autistic teen was let go without any punishment . In another case, an autistic student was awarded $300k, the maximum allowed by law, for a bullying case. Before anyone sees this as a victory, the kid was left legall ... Read on »
Gay teens are bullied two to three times more than heterosexual teens by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 6:29am The act and victimization of bullying continues to be a problem among today’s youth. While many children are experiencing this form of violence, it is more prevalent in children that are different from the social norm. As medical professionals continue to further their understanding of bullying, research ... Read on »
HHS Secretary Addresses Bullying and Teen Suicide by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 11:31am By Miguel Gomez , Director The problems of bullying and suicide are serious—and children or adolescents who are, or are perceived to be, LGBT are at particular risk. We would like to note that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan highlighted this issue in op-ed pieces in severa ... Read on »
How to Talk to "Your Teen" about Bullying by Changing Lives M. Facebook Posted Fri 29 Oct 2010 11:03am How to Talk to “Your Teen” about BullyingChanging Lives Martial Arts and Krav Maga Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia Sr. Master Instructor, Tracy Lee Thomas 7 th Degree Black Belt Changing Lives ATA Martial Arts in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, VA is concerned for the teens in our community.Suicides by teens who have been harassed by ... Read on »
Teen Perfection Through Sexting and Bullying by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 10:00pm Belinda is a 16- year-old from Toronto, ON. She enjoys fashion, writing, and her favourite subject is Drama because she loves creating skits. What a lot of people don’t often realize is that in today’s society teen girls are constantly pressured by media, peers, and even by themselves to succeed in all aspects of life. There is a constant ... Read on »