Meet one of Australia's biggest killers: bullying

Every day more than 100,000 students in Australia stay at home because they feel unsafe at school. Source: The Feed

Patrick Abboud investigates bullying in Australia: the survivors, the researchers and the perpetrators. Watch the documentary below.

Right now every 15 minutes a child is being bullied.

Imagine your son, daughter, niece or nephew suffering in silence, let down by an education system that should protect them. 

Every day more than 100,000 students in Australia stay at home because they feel unsafe at school.

And social media is spawning brutal levels of cruelty among children online: kids as young as 12 are being bullied to death.

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Some services are now reporting up to three suicides a week across the country as a result of the effects of bullying.
 
We meet the victims, families, teachers, mental health professionals and lawyers grappling with one of the nation’s worst abuses of power.

Gaining exclusive access inside schools, The Feed's Patrick Abboud investigates the devastating toll on our most vulnerable.

If you need help or to speak to a professional, you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their Crisis Support Chat. For an LBGTQI+ dedicated service call QLife on 1800 184 537 or visit their website.

 

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