Bullying affecting lives of Six Nations people

Bullying is having a detrimental effect on the lives’ of Six Nations community members. Jennifer MtPleasant the Six Nations Anti-Bullying Task Force lead and Sara Curley Smith, epidemiologist, presented the results of the task force’s community survey at a recent Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC)’s last General Council meeting of the 58th Elected Council on October 24 and said a large percentage of respondents feel the impacts of bullying in their everyday lives and it’s getting worse. “We also wanted to know what the impacts of bullying are. Over 50 per cent of respondents felt impacts across many different areas including emotional wellbeing, mental health, physical health, relationships, self esteem and sense of safety,” Curley Smith said. Almost 300 people of all ages took part in the survey, Curley Smith…

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