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Web Chat: Bullying: Mon 13th June 4:30-5pm

Join us for a chat from 4:30pm on Monday 13th June 2016.

Being bullied can make you feel lonely and sad. It can sometimes feel like you have no one to talk to? You just want the bullying to stop but you don’t know what to do? Feel like you’ve got some unanswered questions around dealing with Bullying? Join this chat on Monday 13th June 4:30pm – 5pm to get advice from a healthcare professional, connect with other young people, ask questions, find answers and discuss.

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Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:23

Hi Everyone
Our chat on bullying will start in 7 minutes

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:32

Welcome to our chat on bullying this afternoon, most young people have experienced bullying at some time in their lives and it has a negative effect on their lives.

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:33

What is bullying?

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:39

Bullying can mean many different things such as being called names, put down or humiliated, being teased, being pushed or pulled about, having money and other possessions taken or messed about with, having rumours spread about you, being ignored or left out, being hit kicked or physically hurt or being threatened or intimidated

User has removed their details / 13 Jun 16:42

I'm in year 7 and this girl keeps picking on me. She's really upsetting me and I cry in the school toilets at break times. I feel like I have no friends.

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:43

I am really sorry to hear that, you need tell somebody what is happening such as parents, teacher, school nurse, friend or somebody you trust

User has removed their details Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:51

I've told a friend but she's told one of her friends. I'll tell my mum tonight. Thanks

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:46

If you are being bullied it can make you feel like lots of people are against you. Remember thing can get better if you get help

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:51

Where do you think bullying happens?

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:52

Bullying can happen at school, home, online or on social networks

User has removed their details / 13 Jun 16:54

I get bullied at school. I've told the teachers but they don't do anything to help.

Chat Health (Nurse) User has removed their details / 13 Jun 17:00

That is very unfortunate that the teachers have not acted on you being bullied, you need to find another member of staff at school that you trust and will listen to you e.g. the head of year. You could make an appointment to see your school nurse or tell your parents.

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:54

Why are people bullied? for all sorts of reasons such as race, religion, appearance, sexual orientation, because you have a disability or because of your home circumstances. Sometimes you can be bullied for no reason.

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 16:57

Cyber bullying is becoming more common. This is any bullying that involves mobile phones or the internet for example, sending offensive text messages and emails, circulating degrading images on the internet or pretending to be someone else on a social network site like Facebook

Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 17:01

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Chat Health (Nurse) / 13 Jun 17:02

Thank you for joining us on this chat this afternoon. I hope you will join us again next week for our next chat on puberty

This chat is now closed!

This chat is now closed, thanks for taking part.

If you want more information on this topic have a look at the websites below:

www.nspcc.org.uk

www.childline.org.uk

www.youngminds.org.uk

Still want some help? You could speak to your parent/carer, a trusted adult, member of school staff, your school nurse or doctor. If there is an emergency then please contact 999 or visit A&E.

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