How to Tell if Your Child is Being Bullied

  • Children who are being harassed by a bully exhibit some common symptoms. Here’s what to look for if you suspect your child may be having problems with a bully. If you suspect a problem, make sure to report it to your child’s teacher.

    • Child wants to stay home.
    • Schoolwork goes downhill.
    • Frequently damaged/ripped clothing, destroyed personal items.
    • Frequent headaches and stomachaches.
    • Seems on edge/cries easily.
    • Unexplained bruises.
    • Refuses to tell you what is wrong.
    • Starts bullying others.