“The City of Palm Springs Human Rights Commission hosted a free community forum and discussion, “Bullying: A Community Symposium on Prevention and Intervention Strategies” on Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention Center. It comes just in time for National Bullying Prevention Month.
Jessica Collins graduated from Palm Springs High School in 2021 and said she spent most of her life getting bullied.
“It has been to the point where I have been suicidal and it has messed with my mental health a great deal,” said Collins. “I personally felt like I wasn’t listened to because I just genuinely felt like nobody cared.”
So Collins shared her story at the anti-bullying symposium. It was an event that opened up the doors to talk about local bullying prevention and intervention strategies with experts…”