Often asked: How Does Bullying Affect Mental Health?

What are the mental effects of cyberbullying? Being targeted by a cyberbully may increase your child’s risk of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or even feelings of worthlessness. If your child is being cyberbullied, their behavior may change in these possible ways: Avoiding talking to friends or socializing. What is the relationship between bullying and depression? Children that experience verbal and physical bullying are at a greater risk of developing depression …

Often asked: Who Does Mental Health Affect?

Who does mental health affect the most? Prevalence of Any Mental Illness (AMI) This number represented 20.6% of all U.S. adults. The prevalence of AMI was higher among females (24.5%) than males (16.3%). Young adults aged 18-25 years had the highest prevalence of AMI (29.4%) compared to adults aged 26-49 years (25.0%) and aged 50 and older (14.1%). How does mental health affect everyone? It affects how we think, feel, …