Director Frank Gigante, a Hoboken filmmaker wants to stop this growing epidemic killing our kids.
Despite the potential damage bullying is alarmingly common and over half of adolescents and teens are cyber bullied.
- More than 1 in 3 have experienced cyberthreats online.
- Over 25 percent have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet.
- Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs.
As a result, many resort to suicide. It is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year, according to the CDC.
For more information:
If you are being bullied and need help, contact:
The Trevor Project
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Tyler Clementi Foundation
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