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#063 Suicide - Stopping Peer Abuse Driven "Bullycide" - Tina Long

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A weekly look at father involvement in education through the Watch D.O.G.S. program of the National Center for Fathering.

This week, our special guest is Tina Long, mother of Tyler Long who committed peer abuse driven suicide in October of 2009. The Long's story was featured in the documentry "Bully". Tina and David Long are working tirelessly in their son's honor to end the trend of students committing suicide in response to being bullied.

Dads of Great Students is a national program currently operating in 47 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Mexico and even China. Over 3000 schools utilize the fathers and father figures within their own community to enhance the environment and safety of their schools.

Watch D.O.G.S. National Coordinator Keith Schumacher is the host of the show. Senior National Program Developer Chris Danenhauer co-hosts and they are regularly joined by Watch D.O.G.S. Executive Director Eric Snow.