Children who are bullied online, and offline are at a higher risk of suicide, but Dr. Pepler pointed out, the same is true for the children who engage in bullying behaviours. Involvement of any kind in bullying should be seen as a "red flag" and highlights the need for safe, healthy relationships.
Dr. Pepler told The Globe and Mail:
“It’s a sign for us that these children just aren’t connected in the way that they should be to caring people in their world: caring adults who could help them navigate really complex issues; a school that is pro-active and prevents these issues.”
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