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By On May 13th, 2014

Social Networking is Not Working

Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are supposed to keep us connected to one another.  Facebook’s mission is “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and…

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By On October 16th, 2013

Another Child Dies by Suicide: The Conversation We Should Be Having

Another child died by suicide last month.  Her name was Rebecca Sedwick and she was twelve years old.  This is being covered in the news because of the arrests of two children who bullied Rebecca.  The usual media hype is occurring during which parents and school authorities are accused and later defend themselves and on…

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By On June 28th, 2013

Cyberbullying Increases Suicide Risk

When I was a kid, being bullied was a very different experience than it is today.  The efforts of bullies were limited to the tools of that time which included talking negatively about you, writing notes, and physical intimidation.  Today bullies have the internet doing their dirty work for them 24/7.  Cyberbullying ups the stakes…

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