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The Cincinnati Public Schools board is pulling in student voices in a new bully prevention report.

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The nation's suicide rate is up 33 percent from 1999 to 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But among teens, the number is even higher. The suicide rate among whites increased 70 percent from 2006 to 2016 and, although African-Americans die by suicide less often, the rate of increase among blacks was higher, at 77 percent.

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical is a family-friendly musical production from The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati that addresses the difficult topics of bullying and acceptance. 

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A Netflix series has the nation talking and school officials all over the country are joining the discussion, sending emails to parents warning them about "13 Reasons Why."

How To Detect And Prevent Workplace Bullying

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While it’s common knowledge that bullying can occur in schools, it can also be a problem in the workplace. This abusive behavior may include threats, humiliation, intimidation or even sabotage. About 27 percent of people have experienced some form of workplace bullying but a majority of employers deny, discount or even defend it.

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Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the suicide of Emilie Olson, the Fairfield Township teen who shot herself last year. A candlelight vigil will be held at the Community Christian Church on Millikin Rd. in Hamilton. Several news reports noted that bullying was a factor in her suicide.

Girls Guide to End Bullying

NOTE: This show originally aired October 1, 2013.

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A popular country music band based in Lawrenceburg, Indiana is on board to help deliver an anti-bullying message nationwide. Jetset Getset's song "Stronger," has been selected as part of PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center campaign to be used as part of a school education program.

Here are some of the lyrics: