In addition, children who are bullied may feel isolated, helpless, and hopeless, which can contribute to suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
It is important to take all reports of bullying seriously and to address and prevent bullying in order to protect children's mental health and well-being.
If you suspect that a child is experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviors, it is important to seek immediate help.
This may involve contacting a mental health professional, a trusted adult, or a crisis line.
It is also important to remove any access to lethal means, such as firearms or medications.
Overall, it is important to address and prevent bullying in order to support children's mental health and well-being and to reduce the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.