School Counseling / Anti-Bullying / Warning Signs
  • Warning Signs

    Warning Signs

    Parents and caregivers should be on alert for behavior changes and other signs that a child is being bullied.

    Warning Signs may include:
    • a decline in grades
    • unexplainable injuries
    • depressed mood
    • visibly upset or angry during or after internet use or cell phone use
    • withdrawal from friends and/or activities
    • a change in eating habits and sleep patterns
    • feelings of helplessness or decreased self esteem
    • increased physical complaints (headaches, stomach upset)
    • school/work avoidance
    • self-destructive behaviors such as running away from home, self-harm or talking about suicide.
    • previously a target of traditional bullying