Long Troubled by School Bullying, Japan Now Eyes Zero Tolerance

TOKYO — After months of relentless bullying at the hands of three classmates, 13-year-old Hiroki issued what must have seemed like an empty threat to his tormentors. "I'm going to die," he told them in a text message. "You should die," was their response. In the month before his death, verbal taunts escalated into punching and [...]

The 3 Things That Can Help Children Harmed By Psychological Abuse

Dr Justin Coulson Rae is a funny, bubbly, precocious, and remarkably talented 13 year-old girl. She is talkative, clearly intelligent, and insightful.  She is also a victim of psychological and emotional abuse. She is regularly yelled at, called names, threatened, and shamed. Rae’s step-father uses his physical presence to instill fear in Rae, even when [...]