Cyberbullying Warning Signs

Indicators that your child may be a victim.

Your child may be a victim of cyberbullying if he or she:

  • Avoids the computer, cell phone and other technological devices or appears stressed when receiving an email, instant message or text;
  • Withdraws from family and friends or acts reluctant to attend school and social events;
  • Avoids conversations about computer use;
  • Exhibits signs of low self-esteem, including depression or fear;
  • Has declining grades; or
  • Has poor eating or sleeping habits.

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