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Bullying

Bullying

Bullying Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. Being bullied at school, home or online might involve someone pushing you, teasing you, talking about you or calling you names.

No one has the right to hurt you or make you feel bad, and if you are being bullied you don't have to put up with it, you can talk to someone about it. You are not alone - ChildLine can help.

 
 
 
 
 

Bullying

Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. Being bullied at school, home or online might involve someone pushing you, hitting you, teasing you, talking about you or calling you names. Nobody has the right to hurt you or make you feel bad. If you are being bullied you don't have to deal with it alone. We are here to help you.

Read more about Bullying

Cyber bullying (online bullying)

Cyber bullying (also called 'online bullying') is when a person or a group of people uses the internet, email, online games or any other kind of digital technology to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else. Read more about Cyber bullying (online bullying)

Building confidence after online bullying

Online bullying can really knock your confidence. But there are things you can try to help you take control and build up your confidence. Read more about Building confidence after online bullying

Bullying on social networks

Cyber bullying (online bullying) on social networks can happen to anyone at any time. Social networks should be a place where you can connect with friends, so it can be really upsetting to experience bullying on social networking sites. Read more about Bullying on social networks

 
 
 
 
 

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I can't eat

I can't eat

5 days ago, during school, I had a panic attack. I spoke to a very comforting teacher but since then I've completely lost my appetite. The thought of food makes me feel physically sick and I barely eat anything at...

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