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Recognizing Bullying

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What is bullying?

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior towards a person that often happens again and again. Bullying includes teasing, name calling, written and verbal abuse, threats, physical assault and other hurtful behavior. Bullying is meant to threaten or intimidate the victim.

Dealing with bullying, or a bully, can be extremely difficult for people of any age. Bullies are found in schools, where people work and in the community. Bullying can make a person’s life miserable.


View this Consumer PowerPoint, "What is Bullying" to learn more.

Supporters, view the Fact Sheet, "Signs of Bullying" to be sure you recognize when someone is being bullied.

Last updated on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 16:12