Bullying is one of the biggest hurdles teens face today. Since the advent of social media, bullying has taken on a bold and more vicious face. This October Entangled Teen, is partnering with Dear Teen Me in launching a national campaign to empower teens to take a stand against bullying.
Some Facts About Bullying
One out of three students is bullied
It increases dropout rates
Cause low self-esteem
Lead to depression
Lead to self-harm and suicidal ideation
We hope you will join us throughout October as YA authors including Ellen Hopkins, Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine, Cheryl Rainfield, Carrie Jones, Alyssa Day (writing as Lucy Connors), Trinity Faegen, Cole Gibsen, Julie Cross and many more share their stories about bullying. See the full line up below.
Pledge to take a stand against bullying on Twitter, Tumblr or any other platform using the hashtags #OneVoice and #YouAreNotAlone.
Entangled Teen and Dear Teen Me take our pledge today:
We pledge to take a stand against bullying each and every day. #OneVoice #YouAreNotAlone