BULLYING SUPPORT

IMPACT OF BULLYING

Bully

  • More likely to have criminal record
  • More likely to use drugs and alcohol
  • More likely to be a spousal or partner abuser
  • More likely to become a workplace bully
  • More likely to be depressed and or suicidal

Victim

  • More likely to be depressed as youth and adult
  • More likely to have other health related problems
  • More likely to be suicidal (50% of bullied children in recent study thought about suicide)
  • More likely to drop-out of school
  • More likely to feign illness to avoid school
  • Lower GPAs and academic failure
  • Female victims more likely to enter unhealthy relationships