Medical Society hosts forum on bullying
The Medical Society of Delaware wants to arm parents and students in Delaware with information on bullying and social aggression.
They're holding a program at the Society's Conference Center in Newark between 7:00 and 8:00 Wednesday night to talk about the issue.
Dr. Stephen Kushner, president of the Society, says bullying is a very important topic, since it affects so many.
"Bullying's the most common form of violence. Between 15 and 30% of students are either bullies or victims, and more than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school every day for fear of being bullied."
Kushner says bullying is one in a series of seven events, touching on major issues affecting kids.
"Obesity, bullying, vaccinations, intelligence, opioid use, underage drinking, and suicide."
The Medical Society of Delaware's Conference Center is located at 900 Prides Crossing in Newark. You're asked to call 302-366-1694 to RSVP.
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