- Youth who are bullied are more likely to experience depression and anxiety, health problems, and academic problems.
- Bullying affects witnesses as well as targets. Witnesses are more likely to use tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs; have increased mental health problems; and miss or skip school.
- Nationwide, about 21% of students ages 12-18 experience bullying.
- An estimated 16% of high school students are bullied electronically.