NoBullying.com Interviews Shane Mehta Today on Understanding Bullying

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NoBullying.com Interviews Shane Mehta Today on Understanding Bullying (http://nobullying.com/understanding-bullying/)

The Boys’ Club of New York

The Boys’ Club of New York

“Whether Bullying is currently increasing or decreasing, the truth remains that a lot of children and adults are bullied online and offline every single day"

NoBullying.com releases today an interview with Shane Mehta, a Mental Health Counsellor at The Boys’ Club of New York, on Understanding Bullying.

Shane Mehta is a Mental Health Counselor at The Boys’ Club of New York. She has her MA and EdM and serves BCNY’s Harriman Clubhouse, located in New York’s East Village. She spoke to NoBullying.com about the need to understand bullying. This particular need of understanding bullying can be a very important factor to fighting bullying.

Shane stressed the fact the recent numbers suggest that bullying is on the rise. For example, according to a report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), bullying increased almost 25% between 2001 and 2007. However, these numbers could also be the result of more people reporting bullying, rather than an increase in the bullying activity itself.

She also spoke of BCNY’s commitment to train the staff on how to recognize, respond to, and address bullying, how to reinforce BCNY’s policy on bullying and how to provide individualized mental health services for members who experience bullying and members who bully others.

Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of Treze, said “Whether Bullying is currently increasing or decreasing, the truth remains that a lot of children and adults are bullied online and offline every single day, the world doesn't need another bullying victim’s suicide to take note of how severe Bullying is worldwide.”

He added that parents and teachers should make a point to educate the younger generations about the sad outcome of bullying online and off line.

NoBullying.com features many pages dedicated to parents, teens, teachers, health professionals as well as posts related to cyber safety and the latest news about law making concerning curbing Bullying worldwide as well as inspirational Bullying Poems and Bullying Quotes.

The website makes a habit of updating its bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics regularly because it is essential to understand how widespread the bullying epidemic is.

He also added that anyone suffering from bullying in any form or way can always reach out to the team of NoBullying and they will be given advice on how to stand up to bullying or protect themselves online.

The founders of the website hope that viewers can truly learn about bullying definition as well as school bullying and workplace bullying and put a serious effort to making it stop by education and caution and not by violence. NoBullying.com is not a mere website but an actual movement against bullying.

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