experiment with substances

Targets of Bullying More Likely to Experiment with Substances

New research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that adolescents who are bullied are more likely to experiment with substances than those who are not. This suggests that turning to substances may be a way of coping with negative feelings or finding a new peer group. In this light, many teenagers who choose to …

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stigma based bullying

Targeted: Stigma-Based Bullying Shown to Be More Harmful

We live in a very progressive age. In the news, it often seems like every historically stigmatized group is getting the attention they deserve. A question has arose, though: has the increased media attention and lack of interventions in schools led to students part of stigmatized groups being bullied more often? Obviously, stigmatized bullying has …

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