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March 21st, 2011

Bullied Teen -- "I Contemplated Suicide"
http://www.tmz.com/2011/03/20/casey-heynes-bully-video-australia-suicide-current-affair/
Casey Heynes-- the bullied 15-year-old kid from Australia who gained fame when a videoshowing him defending himself went viral online -- revealed in an interview that the bullying got so bad, he once considered suicide.

New Miss. legislation targets cyber bullying, crimes
http://www.wlbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=14293999
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Law enforcement agencies across Mississippi are about to get some help in punishing those caught doing harm to others online thanks to a piece of legislation.

Former student sues New Jersey school district; alleges bullying, abuse
http://www.masslive.com/bullying/index.ssf/2011/03/new_jersey_school_district_sued_by_former_student_for_allowi.html
A female graduate of Timber Creek Regional High School, in Erial, N.J recently sued the school districtfor what she described as sustained bullying and sexual abuse during her high school career.

Bullying and Social Anxiety Disorder
http://socialanxietydisorder.about.com/b/2011/03/20/bullying-and-social-anxiety-disorder.htm
This author recently received a reader question asking how a child who is normally outgoing and friendly could develop social anxiety disorder (SAD). One potential factor that has been identified is bullying. A recent study published in the Journal of Physiology and Behavior demonstrates how bullying can lead to social anxiety.

 


 

 




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