The SOS App is a great tool to provide support for youth in school.
When your child is being bullied at school, it can be very stressful,
hurtful and confusing on what steps to take to get the bullying to stop.
Bullying is a ugly realty of today's interaction of children at school and can also extend to adults as well in everyday life. In most cases it exists to get a reaction but it can lead to to something more serious to those being bullied.
The origin of bullying may come from distrust, fear, misunderstanding, lack of knowledge or jealousy—all factors that schools can address in positive and proactive ways. The key to stopping bullying is to understand its effects of the those bullied and in most cases the schools have adopted a no bullying policy to address this issue at the school. It is well known that bullying can threaten students' physical and emotional safety at school and can negatively impact their ability to learn.
Communication plays a key role in eradicating bullying from schools yet most kids are silent as they do not want to be a larger target for the bully. In Canada 64 percent of kids in school report that they have been bullied
sometime or another during the school year. However, only 47% of parents have reported that their children have been bullied as school. Bullying is not limited to schools and their is growing evidence that In bullying is moving away from the school setting to a more covert method that being online bullying. In a study completed by the Greater Toronto school system., 49% of students both male and female have been victims of online bullying.
The SendOutSupport app allows your child to reach out for support to multiple people on their smart phone with a quick push of one button.
Students and Youth
The SendOutSupport™ app is a great tool to support students in the school setting and in the community. A majority of today's youth own a smart phone and it is the tool most used by them to communicate.
The SendOutSupport™ app provides an immediate lifeline to support students that are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, anxious or bullied.