Statistics

Bullying

1 in 4 students report being bullied during the school year - National Center for Educational Statistics
Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online - I-SAFE Foundation Survey
64% of children who were bullied did not report it - Petrosina, Guckenburg, DeVoe, and Hanson
160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students - National Education Association Survey
Bullied victims are 7 to 9% more likely to consider suicide - Yale University Study

Sexual Assault & Sexual Violence

1 in 3 girls, and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before they reach age 18 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Every 107 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted - U.S. Department of Justice's National Crime Victimization Survey
1 in 5 college women are sexually assaulted on college campuses - Association of American Universities Survey
82% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger - U.S. Department of Justice, National Crime Victimization Study
Out of 100 reported rapes, only 3 perpetrators will see jail time - RAINN of Justice Department data analysis

Dating & Domestic Violence

1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Only 33% of teens who were in a violent relationship ever told anyone about the abuse. - Teenage Research Unlimited
57% of college students say it’s difficult to identify, and 58% say they don’t know how to help someone who’s experiencing it. - Knowledge Networks

CRISIS & TRAUMA

26% of children in the U.S. will witness or experience a traumatic event before they turn 4 - National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for adolescents, aged 10-24 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention