Oct. 4-10 marks National Bullying Prevention Week. To show your support for putting a stop to bullying, wear a blue shirt on Monday, like the stylish STOMP Out Bullying™ shirt pictured to the left!
Bullying isn't "just a fact of life" that kids need to deal with. In fact, kids who are bullied "are more likely than other children to be depressed, lonely, anxious; have low self-esteem, feel unwell, and think about suicide," according to the Department of U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Here are some more facts about bullying:
There are lots of other ways to get involved, too.
Help make schools and playgrounds safe and fun for everyone by working to put a stop to bullying! If you've taken action on this issue or plan to, share your story in the comments!