The Mental and Physical Impact of Bullying

A shocking 30 percent of American youth children are reported to being bullied or is a bully, according to the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center. Yale University released a report saying that bullied victims are are between two to nine times more likely to consider suicide.

“Not only does bullying have a huge emotional impact for those on the receiving end, but it can have a significant adverse effect on health, both in terms of current and future health. Beyond the injuries sustained if bullying takes a physical form, as a whole being bullied can influence everything from mental health to how strong your immune system is and whether you will develop chronic diseases in the future.”

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