AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — According to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 160,000 children miss school every day across the U.S. out of fear of being bullied. Another 15 percent of children said they were bullied online. That’s why Superior is supporting a nationwide effort this October, highlighting National Bullying Prevention Month and encouraging schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying.
“At Superior, we’re committed to supporting the health and well-being of children all across the state, and that includes helping in the fight to end bullying,” said Dr. David Harmon, Chief Medical Director at Superior. “Bullying can affect overall health in a variety of ways, including physical injury, social and emotional distress, self-harm, increased risk for depression and anxiety, and it can even lead to dropping out of school.”
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