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Bullying is bad news. Children who are bullied report frequent worries, sadness, and fearfulness.
Race-related bullying also has negative emotional and physical health effects. Latino parents even list bullying as a top child health concern, according to a recent national poll.
How can we help?
Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, to tweet how to stop bullying, create innovative bullying prevention programs in schools and communities, build better minds for Latino kids, and celebrate National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month in October!
- WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: How to Tackle Bullying among Latino & All Kids
- TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
- CO-HOSTS: StopBullying.Gov (@StopBullyingGov) PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center (@PACER_NBPC), the Bullying Research Network at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (@BULLY_RESEARCH)
- HASHTAG: #SaludTues
- Optional hashtags: #StopBullying #BullyingPreventionMonth #HispanicHeritageMonth
We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:
- What’s the state of bullying among children?
- What are the effects of bullying on children, especially Latinos?
- How can schools and communities help prevent bullying?
- What campaigns or programs are working to prevent bullying?
Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources to prevent bullying!
#SaludTues is a health equity tweetchat especially focused on the Latino population at 12p CT/1p ET every Tuesday hosted by the @SaludAmerica program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio.