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The “REJECT” documentary looks at the science of social rejection, with a solution-oriented focus on the roots of bullying behavior and violent behavior against the self or others. It raises public awareness about the serious potential lethal consequences of interpersonal rejection—peer bullying, parental neglect (or abuse), race discrimination, and other forms of social rejection across all ages. A few minutes experiencing rejection can cause reduced sense of self-esteem, self-control, belonging and meaningful existence. Rejection can create surges of anger and aggression; correlations exist between peer rejection and higher rates of delinquency, arrest,violent behavior and substance abuse.

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Search Institute has identified 40 positive supports and strengths that young people need to succeed. Half of the assets focus on the relationships and opportunities they need in their families, schools, and communities (external assets). 

The remaining assets focus on the social-emotional strengths, values, and commitments that are nurtured within young people (internal assets). Everyone’s as Asset Builder is designed to inform individuals about the Development Assets framework and motivate them to be effective asset builders. Youth with greater levels of Assets are more likely to display positive behaviors, less likely to engage in high-risk behaviors, and demonstrate higher levels of resiliency. 

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The “REJECT” documentary takes an in-depth look at the science of social rejection, with a solution-oriented focus on the roots of bullying behavior and violent behavior against the self or others. It also aims to raise public consciousness about the serious and potentially lethal consequences of interpersonal rejection in its many forms—peer bullying, parental neglect (or abuse), race discrimination, and other forms of social rejection across all ages. 

A few minutes experiencing rejection can cause people to report a reduced sense of self-esteem, self-control, belonging and meaningful existence. Rejection can create surges of anger and aggression; correlations exist between peer rejection and higher rates of delinquency, arrest, violent behavior and substance abuse.