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I went to school with the same people from grade three to eight. I was bullied most days for six years by kids who had horrendous family lives and personal issues. I didn't get a base education. My nerves were raw by age 13. I survived and have a great life. The one thing I want to share with those being bulled is that "these days" will end and when they do ... look out ... because it will be your day to shine! You will never regret fighting for your life! It "will" get better! - Anonymous Young Adult
Celebs who Beat Their Bullies
Tips for Those Being Bullied at School
According to Wendy Craig, Queen's Researcher, (Toronto Star, Nov. 19, 2009), a new study rates Canada as 36th out of 40 countries for abuse in school yards. If it's an issue for you or someone in your family, keep in mind that you can look into alternative forms of schooling such as online courses and home schooling. Research all government websites that provide information on alternative schooling.
Below are some interesting resources no matter where you live:
On February 2010, the Safe @ School legislation on reporting incidents came into effect. Click Here
The below PDF, dated February 2010, describes in detail what the latest change was: Click Here
The below link is to the EDU website for Safe Schools Program:
Click Here. From this link you can access recent news, school code of conducts, ways to prevent bullying, etc.
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When a Loved One Has PTSD
When someone you love has gone through a traumatic event, the repercussions of lasting anxiety can change family dynamics. Whether the person affected is a returning war veteran, the survivor of abuse or assault, or a witness to a serious accident or natural disaster, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) victims and their families often donít know how to deal with this anxiety disorder.