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“Pennsylvania releases child abuse report”

Map of Pennsylvania, showing major cities and ...

Map of Pennsylvania, showing major cities and roads (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This June 13, 2014 LancasterOnline.com article gives some stats on the reports of abuse to the Pennsylvania Abuse Hotline.

“Popular kids get bullied too, new study shows”

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This April 1, 2014 Mother Nature Network article talks about a dynamic of bullying that is not often recognized, but is brought to light by a recent study on bullying.

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English: the picture consist of articles on bullying, I obtained it from public domain. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Mentally Ill More Often Victims Of Violence Than Perpetrators: Study”

Violence! [Explored]

Violence! [Explored] (Photo credit: Rickydavid)

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This February 27, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about acts of violence among the mentally ill and demonstrates that those with mental illnesses are more likely to be the victim of violence then they are to be the one committing the violent act.  The article also indicates that the small percentage of violent acts committed by mentally ill people  is more likely to occur in the home as opposed to happening in public places.  The study recommends finding ways to curb all violence as opposed to focusing solely on access to mental health treatment.

 

 

 

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“Mental health center to open in Harrisburg”

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This February 17, 2014 witf article talks about a new center opening in Harrisburg

 

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to help those who are bullied or suicidal and to also work to prevent bullying

 

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“Erie’s New Bullying Prevention Program Launches”

 

 

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Erie County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Erie County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This December 6, 2013 article is about a grant awarded in Erie, PA to Grover Elementary that will help them start an anti-bullying campaign in the school that involves students, parents, teachers and other professionals within the community to work towards preventing bullying.

 

 

 

“Bullying of People with Mental Illness: A Deadly Complication”

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English: this is my own version of what bullying looks like (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This December 1, 2013 video and blog post found on the Healthy Place website More than Borderline Blog, talks a little about having a mental illness and being the target of bullying.

 

 

“Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This.”

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This video is undated but is found on the Upworthy website, and talks about the effect bullying has on people, and what can happen over time as a result of the bullying … long-term effects as seen from the perspective of the person who is the target of the bullying.

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