The news from Monday was grim, several students shot in the early hours of a school day. Sadly, it’s a headline similar to others we’ve heard before.
This is a follow-up to the previous post about bullying and suicide risk in teens.
I’d like think that with the many highly publicized teen suicides related to bullying in the last few years, society as a whole would really start to make some positive change. But that’s not the way things work.
It’s so hard to encompass such a difficult story in one blog post. Murder-suicide. Young boys. Very troubled father. Missing mother. Dramatic and frightening death. These are just some of the powerful words that come to mind when reading or hearing about the heartbreaking story of the Powell family.
I have recently done a bit of research on preschool bullying. A few years ago when I first began looking into it, I found little to support this idea. However, now the preschool years are considered to be a place where the first warning signs may be seen.