Time for Kids: The Buddy Project- Dean - WI

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us as we help raise awareness about mental health.

Time for Kids: The Buddy Project

Join Us and Take the Pledge — Stand Up Against
Bullying in Our Community

Buddy Wristbands
and Pledge Cards

In Fall 2013, Dean Medical Group sent more than 290,000 free buddy wristbands to schools, groups and families throughout Wisconsin.

The buddy wristbands are currently available. Request your wristband today!

Bullies don't stand a chance when we all stand together.

Join other kids, adults and leaders in our community by showing your support.

Take the pledge and wear the wristband that says:
Be a Buddy Not a Bully.

Why You Should Make This Pledge

71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their schools.

15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to fears of some form of bullying.

1 in 7 students in grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of a bully.

Only about a third of bully victims report the bullying to someone at school.

There is a relationship between bullying or being bullied and other types of violence.


The National Education Association
Make Beats Not Beatdowns

Supporting Resources

Teacher's Guide
This guide will assist you in using the Buddy Wristbands in your classroom

Small Poster
This 8.5x11 poster can be printed out to hang in your school or event location

Stop Bullying

Visit StopBullying.gov for resources on bullying, cyberbullying and how to get help.

Time for Kids & Channel 3

We are proud to partner with WISC-TV Channel 3 on this important initiative.

Visit the Time for Kids section on channel3000.com for more resources on keeping kids healthy!

Time for Kids in the News

Recent videos and news articles about Time for Kids, as covered by the media.

Back-to-school mental health phone bank takes calls, WISC-TV, August 31, 2017

Talking about suicide: It's time to step outside your comfort zone, channel3000.com, August 10, 2017

Mom continues son's story to end stigma of mental illness, WISC-TV, July 21, 2017

Striking summer balance: Maintaining healthy schedule for kids, WISC-TV, June 29, 2017

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