This month is National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying can happen through both words and actions. It can happen in person or over the internet. Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over the internet on social media. If someone makes it a point to harm you or says something that hurts your feelings, then that is considered bullying. If you see a friend or anyone being bullied don't be a bystander, go tell the proper authorities whether it be a parent, teacher, or the police. Every year almost 20% of kids across the country report being bullied. Almost 6% of these cases are males and they are centered around physicalities. Whereas female 18% of the female cases have something to do with rumors and intentional exclusion. Bullying can affect one’s mental health along with their physical. We must put an end to bullying. If you see someone being bullied don’t partake in the bullying, stop it and then be there to support the victim and tell them that everything will be okay. Bullying is illegal, so don’t do it. Nobody likes a bully. STOP BULLYING!!!