Published On October 2, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Cafe Mom, Community, Entertainment, Just For Dads

Bullying can affect everyone—those who are bullied, those who bully, and those who witness bullying. Bullying is linked to many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide. – StopBullying.gov

Join the cause and help rock out bullying! USA Network’s Characters Unite, R&R Partners Foundations Flip the Script, Cox Communications and MGM Resorts International present #UniteLIVE: The Concert to Rock Out Bullyingat the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, October 3rd at 7:00 pm. Rock along with multi-platinum recording artist, Carly Rae Jepsen. Come on… you know you love her Call Me Maybe song!

Also making an appearance will be USA Network Talent including Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness), James Roday (Psych), Nolan Gould (Modern Family) and Sheamus (WWE). Please note: this is an invitation-only event but you can win tickets by going to USA Network’s Characters Unite website at www.unitelive.charactersunite.com. Thousands of students, parents and educators will be able to raise their voices against bullying. We hope to see you there!

Join the Conversation! Go to Twitter @charactersunite and Flip the Script on Facebook.

Unite Live

About Characters Unite

If you’ve watched shows on USA Network (I’m a huge Psych fan myself …oh Guster) then you’ve probably have seen the Characters Welcome commercials. This was the inspiration for Characters Unite, USA Network’s crusade to bring about awareness on social and cultural injustices. With support from national nonprofit organizations, Characters Unite dedicates their public service campaigns to combat prejudice and discrimination both on-air and online. Help them make a difference and log on to their site at www.charactersunite.com. Add your photo and let the world know that you won’t stand for _____!

Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Month?

Yes, it is! Started by PACER.org in 2006, National Bullying Prevention Month brings about community awareness and information to prevent bullying. For more information about National Bullying Prevention Month, please visit www.pacer.org/bullying.

Don’t forget to show your support on Unity Day, Wednesday, October 9th. Proudly wear your orange! For more information about Unity Day, please visit www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/unity-day.

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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