Bullying and cyber-bullying have become such a widespread epidemic in our society that the term "bullycide" has been created.
60% of middle school students say they have been bullied, while 16% of staff believe that students are bullied.
2/3 of students who are bullied become bullies.
20% of high school students say they have seriously considered suicide.
25% of students say that teachers intervened in bullying incidents while 71% of teachers say they intervened.
In schools where there are bullying programs bullying is reduced by 50%.