Centers for Disease Control: Bullying as a serious health threat
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") in Atlanta regards bullying as a serious problem to national health in America.
The CDC reports that "Bullying can result in physical injury, social and emotional distress, and even death.”
44,193 Americans committed suicide in 2015 per the CDC.
Also according to the CDC “Bullying is a type of youth violence that threatens young people’s well-being. Bullying can result in physical injuries, social and emotional problems, and academic problems. The harmful effects of bullying are frequently felt by friends and families and can hurt the overall health and safety of schools, neighborhoods, and society.”