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Cyberbullying isn’t harmless fun

If your child is a victim of cyberbullying, they may experience an increased likelihood of developing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or feelings of worthlessness. Consequently, their behavior may exhibit changes as a result of being targeted by a cyberbully.

According to research findings, 41% of children attribute their social anxiety to cyberbullying. Additionally, over half of the teenagers who have experienced cyberbullying expressed feelings of anger, while approximately one-third reported feeling hurt. Furthermore, nearly 15% admitted to feeling scared following such incidents.

If you or someone you know needs help, share the contact information on this website. 

Discover the Healing Resources of Your Local Community

Local List of Lake County Mental Health Resources

Emergency Phone 24-Hour Crisis Line

Lake County Behavioral Health

Carelon Behavioral Health (formerly Beacon)

Lake County Behavioral Health Services – South Shore Office

Contact Nights & Weekends

Lake County Behavioral Health Services – North Shore Office

Contact Nights & Weekends

Lake County Mental Health Resource

Youth Health Mental Services

Lake County State Mental Health Services

Elder Mental Services

Older Adult Mental Health Services

Veteran Services

PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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