Essay about Bullying Is A Good Thing

996 Words Oct 20th, 2016 4 Pages
Schools are now trying to enforce anti-bullying efforts into a everyday lesson. Anti-bullying is defined as “unwanted negative behaviour, verbal, psychological or physical conducted by an individual or group against another person (or persons) and which is repeated over time” (Department of Education and Skills).Others may feel as though bullying prevention is a good thing, because it prepare student to take the necessary steps if they were ever in that situation. Anti-bullying not only helps student; but it also helps faculty and staff with knowing what to do if they were ever presented with a case of bullying. With the lack of knowledge of bullying in the school system and how common these cases may be in everyday life; don 't you think we would need anti-bullying programs in school?
Putting a stop to bullying is the number one focus of these recent anti-bullying efforts by schools. Bullying has a lot of different side effects; it can cause sleep deprivation, insecurities, depression, and a lot more. These side effects cause lead to much more harmful things like drug abuse, suicidal thoughts, and even suicide. By putting a stop to bullying it helps victims or potential victims become more social. With bullying being such a common thing in school it makes student become anti-social or some students cover it up by being shy. They are shy because it allows them to keep their emotions bottled up. Bullies gravitate towards anti-social people, because they know that if they were…

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