Report: Majority of LGBTQ Youth Report Being Bullied or Harassed
Youth who identify as LGBTQ are very likely to be bullied, teased or rejected because of their status, according to a recent report by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). HRC and the University of Connecticut conducted a survey of more 12,000 LGBTQ youth from all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers
With help just a text message away, troubled teens who are experiencing depression, bullying etc. can use Crisis Text Line for free emotional and counseling support. Since August 1st 2013, more than 3 million text messages have been exchanged between a crisis specialist and troubled teen.
Capitol View on Kids: The Latest from Washington on Children and Families
House Subcommittee Examines Current Mental Health Services in Schools The House Appropriations Subcommittee for Labor, Health and Human Services and Education conducted a hearing on the current status of mental health services provided in the nation’s schools.
The Age of Bullying and Criminal Responsibility
by Betsy Krebs Recently a ninth grader on the track team at Bronx High School of Science, one of the top schools in the country, accused three teammates of picking on him repeatedly in the locker room- touching, hitting, and threatening to rape him.