Sadly, some students are so traumatized by being bullied that they become very depressed. Miserable and unable to communicate their dilemma to anyone, they feel their situation is hopeless and sometimes commit suicide.
The film "Rats & Bulliestells the story of Dawn-Marie, a 14-year old girl who took her own life after being relentlessly bullied by three teenage girls who were her classmates. View a trailer of the movie.
Dawn-Marie left a suicide note in which she named the three girls. Later, they were held accountable for the bullying. Read a teenager's review of the movie at TeensPoint.org.
Girls can sometimes be mean (presented by the Montefiore Medical Center in Association with WNET). Girls talk about being bullied by other girls, sometimes their friends.
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