Young people – bullying
Different types of bullying
Bullying is nasty. It can affect anyone and can come in many forms and can include any of the following:
verbal bullying (or name calling)
religious or faith bullying
cyber bullying (online bullying)
bullying on social networks (Twitter, Snap Chat, Instagram etc).
How bullying can affect you
Bullying can affect your:
ability to concentrate at school.
It may also make you:
feel anxious or depressed
want to isolate and withdraw yourself from friends or family
not want to go to school
feel like having thoughts of harming yourself or others.
Bullying is unacceptable
Going to school should be fun, inspiring and challenging and a place to meet friends and learn – a place you want to be.
If you feel you’re being bullied tell an adult, friend or teacher you trust.
Remember there are people out there who care and can help make it stop.
Get further help and advice
You can find useful information and advice about bullying and how you can seek help and support by visiting the following websites: