Bullying and suicide

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Bullying and suicide, colloquially referred to as "bullycide", are considered together when the cause of suicide is attributable to the victim having been bullied, either in person or via social media.wikipedia
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Tim Field

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Writers Neil Marr and Tim Field wrote about it in their 2001 book Bullycide: Death at Playtime.
In 2011, Field and a journalist Neil Marr coined the term "bullycide".

Spirit Day

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.
Started in 2010 by Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan, it was initially created in response to a rash of widely publicized bullying-related suicides of gay school students in 2010, including that of Tyler Clementi.

List of suicides that have been attributed to bullying

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The following is a list of notable suicides that have been attributed to bullying including both in-person bullying and bullying using social media or Internet methods (cyberbullying).

Suicide

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Bullying and suicide, colloquially referred to as "bullycide", are considered together when the cause of suicide is attributable to the victim having been bullied, either in person or via social media.

Bullying

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Bullying and suicide, colloquially referred to as "bullycide", are considered together when the cause of suicide is attributable to the victim having been bullied, either in person or via social media.

Social media

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Bullying and suicide, colloquially referred to as "bullycide", are considered together when the cause of suicide is attributable to the victim having been bullied, either in person or via social media.

Gay

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.

It Gets Better Project

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.

Cyberbullying

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.

LGBT

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In 2010, the suicides of teenagers in the United States who were bullied because they were gay or perceived to be led to the establishment of the It Gets Better project by Dan Savage, The online event, Spirit Day, was created in which participants were asked to wear purple as a symbol of respect for the deceased victims of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and to signify opposition to the bullying of the LGBT community.

Secondary school

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A little over 14% of students in high school consider suicide and approximately 7% of them attempt suicide.

We R Who We R

In the wake of news that bullying had led to multiple suicides of gay youth, Kesha wrote the song in hopes that it would become a pride anthem.

School bullying

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A victim, in the short term, may feel depressed, anxious, angry, have excessive stress, learned helplessness, feel as though their life has fallen apart, have a significant drop in school performance, or may commit suicide (bullycide).

GRIN Campaign

Global Respect In Education
It was inaugurated in response to a rash of widely publicized bullying-related suicides of juvenile, particularly, LGBTQ youth, school students in the last half of 2010 both homophobic and transphobic, including that of Tyler Clementi.

Human rights in Japan

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Incidents of violence in schools, severe bullying ("ijime") and bullycide also continued to be a societal and government concern.

Suicide of Nicola Ann Raphael

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Tim Field was among those who became involved and was one of many who termed Raphael as a victim of bullycide.

Shy Keenan

Keenan has maintained that her son was "bullied to death" and has started a campaign called "Ayden's Law" that requests that the Prime Minister create a new anti-bullying law.

Mental health in New Zealand

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New Zealand also has a record of high rates of bullying in school.

Suicide of Megan Meier

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