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Webchat: Bullying 22.01.18 4:30-5pm

Join us for a chat from 4:30pm on Monday 22nd January 2018.

Are you having problems with bullying?  Do you want to know how to help a friend who is being bullied?  Join us for a webchat on bullying and ask any questions that you may have or give advice to other people.

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Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 16:24

Join us in 5 minutes for today's webchat on bullying. Ask any questions you might have about coping with bullying or tell us how you have coped with bullying

Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 16:33

Welcome to today's chat on bullying. Did you know that bullying can take lots of different forms including physical assaults, name calling and threats or cyber bullying.

Do you know what to do if someone is bullying you?

Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 16:39

If you are being bullied the best thing to do is talk to someone. It is always a good idea to tell your parents and a teacher if the bullying is happening at school. They can then help you and make sure that the bullying is stopped.

Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 16:43

Cyber bullying is any form of bullying which takes place online or through smartphones and tablets.

Bullying UK identified that in a survey 56% of young people said they have seen others be bullied online and 42% have felt unsafe online. Cyber bullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and it can go viral very fast.

It is important to tell an adult if you are experiencing any kind of bullying

Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 16:55

You can help someone being bullied by helping them to talk to someone about the bullying. You could let them join your group if they are being left out.

How else could you help someone who is being bullied?

Chat Health (Nurse - Moderator) / 22 Jan 17:01

Thank you for joining today's chat. Remember to talk to someone if you are worried about bullying of any kind

This chat is now closed!

This chat is now closed, thanks for taking part.

Should you need anymore information on this topic, have a look at:

http://www.healthforteens.co,uk or:

www.nspcc.org.uk 

www.childline.org.uk 

www.youngminds.org.uk

Alternatively you could speak to your parent/carer, a trusted adult, member of school staff, your Public Health Nurse (previously known as a school nurse) or doctor.  If there is an emergency then please contact 999 or visit A&E.

You can text your Public Health Nurse through the ChatHealth messaging service which runs Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.  If you go to school in Leicester City please text 07520 615386, if you go to school in Leicestershire County or Rutland then please text 07520 615387.

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