When some kids at Alex’s new school start bullying him, he just wants to escape. He feels guilty and stressed about what’s happening. But what can he do?
The challenges Alex experienced are common. Still, there are important steps you can take when you or someone you know is being bullied. Find out how Alex gets help and discovers his life beyond bullying.
Bullying affects all youths, including those who are bullied, those who bully others, and those who witness bullying — but the voices of those affected are rarely heard amid the complexity of modern medicine.
My Life Beyond Bullying: A Mayo Clinic patient story is part of the My Life Beyond graphic novel series. Created through collaboration among pediatric patients, their doctors, and children’s author and illustrator Hey Gee, each book in the series dives into the mind and imagination of a child patient at Mayo Clinic to explain how children experience illness, challenges, and recovery.
2021 • 40 pages • Mayo Clinic Press