Bully Prevention Month

Children need to be taught how to protect themselves against BULLIES at an early age.  The effects of bullying can last a life time and in some cases suicide and even school shootings have occurred.

The results of the new study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, highlight the extent to which the risk of problems related to health, poverty, and social relationships are heightened by exposure to bullying.

“We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable, part of growing up,” says Wolke. “We need to change this mindset and acknowledge this as a serious problem for both the individual and the country as a whole; the effects are long-lasting and significant.”

The ‘bully-victims’ were at greatest risk for health problems in adulthood, over six times more likely to be diagnosed with a serious illness, smoke regularly, or develop a psychiatric disorder compared to those not involved in bullying.

Karen

I didn’t think I needed a self-defense class, but my friend really wanted me to go with her. I can honestly say that I was shocked at how little I did know.

Erika Self Defense

Thank you very much for talking to us about the dangers that surround our everyday lives. I am now much more aware of my surroundings when walking home from school and when going places

Brenna Self Defense

Thank you so much for your wonderful presentation. I feel so much safer knowing such wonderful tips and your speech made me laugh! I love that you are trying to empower women. Thanks again!