Cyberbullying can be persistent, permanent, and hard to notice. With youth spending more time than ever online, it’s important for parents to know about cyberbullying and its dangers. #StopBullying#Cyberbullyingbit.ly/3pkNnPX
Schools can help prevent bullying by:
✔️Fostering connectedness between students and teachers.
✔️Encouraging family support of students, including parent involvement at school.
✔️Providing a clear definition of bullying & enforcing anti-bullying policies. #ConnectionIsKeytwitter.com/CDCNPIN/status…
Schools are the heart of a healthy community, providing critical support services in addition to education. #COVID19 has disrupted that support, increasing stress on families. Learn more: go.usa.gov/xssKR.
Sudden changes in your child’s behavior could be a sign that something is wrong. If they suddenly lose friends and avoid social situations, they could be dealing with bullying. #StopBullying#SignsOfBullyingbit.ly/2yB7HaO
Poor mental health goes hand in hand with other teen health risks. Making sure that youth have strong connections helps protect their mental health and prevent other risks. #ConnectionIsKeygo.usa.gov/xyqDE
Poor #MentalHealth in adolescence is more than feeling blue. It can affect many areas of a teen’s life: school, decision-making, and overall health. Strong connections to caring adults help.
Talk to your child about the importance of treating others with kindness and respect. By repeating this message, you can help them build positive and harmonious relationships. #StopBullying#Parents#Respect
Schools can create safe spaces for youth with disabilities. Individualized Education Programs (IEP) or Section 504 plans craft specialized approaches for preventing and responding to bullying. #StopBullying#IEP#Section504bit.ly/2GHP8WK
Teachers can prevent cyberbullying by role modeling, reinforcing and rewarding positive behavior toward others, and developing activities that teach students about how to consider the thoughts and feelings of others. #StopBullying#Cyberbullying#Teachersbit.ly/3dMeEsh
Community safety officials like police and school resource officers can be great allies for children who are bullied. They have the skills and connections necessary to stop bullying. #StopBullying#SRObit.ly/2NZdWwV
Mentors can help young people build skills, develop relationships, overcome challenges, and gain confidence. Mentors can also help youth who are experiencing bullying know that they are not alone. #StopBullying#Mentorsbit.ly/3kbXWUj
🌟A tip for helping students feel connected: Facilitate an online yoga or meditation group. Practicing mindfulness and other social-emotional learning skills can help students’ mental health.#SchoolTogetherrR
.@CDC_DASH has works with health agencies, youth organizations, and parents to help teens and adolescents adopt healthy behaviors. This video looks back at the organization's 30 years of progress and practices that have improved teens' lives. go.usa.gov/xsamc
Pediatricians and nurses can be allies in addressing bullying. If you notice changes in your child’s behavior, a nurse or pediatrician can help determine if your child is experiencing bullying. #StopBullying#Pediatricians#Nursesbit.ly/3e1Bl9v
Connectedness is vital, and can be done virtually. Youth who feel like they matter to someone at school or home are less likely to experience poor #MentalHealth. Connecting and other prevention strategies help reduce #SubstanceUse and sexual risk behaviors. #ConnectionisKey
Being inclusive means valuing each person for who they are. Our differences make each of us unique. Share this and tag a friend you value to show them they are important to you. #StopBullying#Friendship#Inclusion