Cyberbullying has become a major problems for children and teens across America.
Two startling facts to consider:
72% of teens have been the victims of cyberbullying in the past year
25% have been bullied more than once
Despite it’s alarming prevalence, only 1 in 6 parents are even aware their child is the victim of online bullying.
Teens often report feeling ashamed, are worried about parents getting involved or what they might do.
This is a BIG problem.
Because online behavior often has significant offline consequences. Consider that 41% of teens report feeling depressed because of cyberbullying and that bullied kids are 2x more likely to commit suicide than bullied kids.
So, how do better understand and respond to this growing problem?
To help answer this question, the team at Rawhide Boys Ranch have put together a detailed infographic covering everything from prevalence, common types, response methods, warning signs and tips for parents with struggling teens.
If you want more information, check out this in-depth article.