It is imperative that we teach our kids to love one another. Bullying's a very serious issue linked to suicide among young people. Below are a few of many cases of bullycide. Team Cobraman is a mission to ensure no more kids suffer from bullying. HELP US SPREAD AWARENESS.
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Classmates had bullied her because she was Hispanic. 11-year-old Anjelita Estrada took her own life. The sixth-grader began attending Doolittle Elementary School in Cheshire, Conn., after moving to the city in September with her mother and stepfather. SOURCE
Authorities say 15-year-old Lennon Baldwin, a freshman at Morristown High School, was the victim of an assault at the school, told to lie about it and then robbed in the Century 21 parking lot. SOURCE
The family of an 18-year-old is struggling to pay for his funeral after he took his own life. Right before his suicide, Roger's mother says he told her on the phone that he couldn't take it anymore. SOURCE
12 year old, Ashton Potts, was bullied while riding the school bus, at school, and online. "I lost my son because of other kids' words," said Dave Potts, Ashton's father. Ashton attended Northeastern Middle School. SOURCE
Family members of 13-year-old Sarah Ullmann confirmed she passed away after committing suicide. Ullmann went to Rosedale Middle School. Her older sister says bullying pushed Sarah over the edge. SOURCE
14 year old Amy Everette's father, Tick, invited the bullies responsible for Amy's death to the funeral to witness the full effects of cyber-bullying. SOURCE
She attended boarding school at Scots PGC College in Warwick, Queensland, Australia.
Louie had been bullied regularly since he
arrived at Richard Hale School. He had regular appointments with the counselor and he started self harming.They threw meat at him in the canteen because he was a vegan. SOURCE
3 suicides in the space of one year. All three boys attended Northfield school. Arin’s death in January, which was recorded as suicide at Teesside coroner’s court on Wednesday, came nine months after Harry Gray, 15, was found dead in his home on 6 April last year, and Elton Harland, 13, who tweeted a tribute to Harry, was found dead the next day. Bullycide? Read the article and find out. SOURCE
These three students, all from the same high school, took their own lives in 2017. Nick Borck, Raistlin Brown and Kayleigh Crawford attended Perry High School in Stark County - and all three were bullied. SOURCE
14 year old Carla's mother said she cannot recall a time when her daughter was not picked on by her classmates, from kindergarten to middle school, especially Southwest Valley’s Canarelli Middle School. Carla committed suicide in the downstairs bathroom of the home.
Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old student committed suicide by hanging on September 12, 2012. She had been sexually assaulted by three teenage boys at a party eight days earlier and pictures of the assault were posted online with accompanying bullying.
Cameron Langrell, 15, was almost finished with his freshman year at Horlick High School, but the artistic student ended his life last week, just days after he officially announced online that he was transgender.
Early on a September morning in the small Florida city of Lakeland last fall, Rebecca Sedwick woke up and started texting on her cell phone. "I'm jumping," she wrote to a friend in another state. "I can't take it anymore."
She attended Lawton Chiles Middle Academy.
Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old from Port Coquitlam, B.C., committed suicide after posting a video on YouTube saying she had been blackmailed by an online predator after exposing her breasts on a webcam.
Ryan Patrick Halligan committed suicide at the age of 13 after allegedly being bullied by his classmates in real life and cyber-bullying online.
Halligan attended Hiawatha Elementary School and, later, Albert D. Lawton Middle School.
Megan Meier died of suicide by hanging three weeks before her fourteenth birthday. A year later, Meier's parents prompted an investigation into the matter and her suicide was attributed to cyber-bullying through the social network website MySpace.
Nicola Ann Raphael committed suicide due to bullying, overdose off Copoxamol. Information requested for later legal action found that the bullying allegations went back over three years.
She attended Lenzie Academy.
Kelly Yeomans became widespread news when the cause was blamed on bullying to which she had been subjected by other local children. She was reported to be the victim of repeated harassment and taunting particularly about her weight.
She attended Merrill Academy.
Jamie Hubley was subjected to anti-gay bullying. Hubley's death was the impetus for the Accepting Schools Act, 2012.
He attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Ottawa and A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in North York.
As you come to learn, bullycide is not just a teenage problem. From 1999 to 2016, 1,430 children ages 5 to 12 took their own lives in the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are 121 such deaths on record for 2016, up from 102 the year before.