Those cyberbullying cases serve to highlight how, sadly, teens and youth are taking their own lives after failing to cope with the hideous crime of cyberbullying.
London, UK (PRWEB) February 25, 2014
Names like Ryan Halligan, Megan Meier, Amanda Todd and Tyler Clementi are names that should never be forgotten. NoBullying releases today an article featuring cyberbullying cases that are truly unforgettable.
The article features the stories of Ryan Halligan, Megan Meier, Amanda Todd, Tyler Clementi, Jessica Logan and Hope Witsell. All are teens and pre-teens who took their own lives after being bullied and harassed at school and online for several years by several people.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people with approximately 4,400 deaths every year. The CDC estimates that there are at least 100 suicide attempts for every suicide among young people. More than 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide and nearly 7 percent have attempted it.
Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of NoBullying.com, said “Those cyberbullying cases serve to highlight how, sadly, teens and youth are taking their own lives after failing to cope with the hideous crime of cyberbullying.”
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. According to Mulligan, it is quite imperative to press for more firm laws condemning all acts of bullying and harassment.
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.
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 cyberbullying statistics regularly because it is essential to understand how widespread the bullying epidemic is.