School's out for bullying

Davis, Carol
February 2006
Nursing Standard;2/1/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p24
Trade Publication
Homophobic bullying of school pupils has a devastating effect on students' physical, mental and emotional health. The RCN's Out group is working with Schools Out to tackle the problem. â–¶ Schools Out was founded 31 years ago as the Gay Teachers' Group. â–¶ Those who are bullied are at risk of mental health problems, which can lead to self-harm. â–¶ A nurse - especially the school nurse - can be the first person a bullied child turns to for help.


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