Putting a stop to bullying

by Maree Inder
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Bullying is a serious and distressing experience that can occur in any setting including schools, workplaces and online. There is substantive evidence that both being bullied and bullying of others is associated with a range of negative outcomes. These include increased risk of mental health problems such as depression and anxiety and it is associated with suicidal behaviour.


korerostop bullyPink shirt day is a global day that represents a stand against bullying and aims to increase acceptance of diversity and promote inclusiveness.

Pink shirt day in New Zealand is led by the Mental Health Foundation with support from a number of other organisations such as the Human Rights Commission. See their website for more information.

https://www.pinkshirtday.org.nz

CASA is 100% behind Pink Shirt day and efforts to combat bullying in our communities

Check out these resources that provide understanding and guidance on addressing bullying