If you or someone you know are experiencing cyberbullying, it is important to seek help immediately. The resources below will help you navigate through this challenging situation.
bullying and cyberbullying resources
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American Psychological Association: Advice on how parents, teachers and kids can take action to prevent bullying. Also suggestions on how to respond and a section on cyberbullying.
Committee for Children: Lots of great resources to promote empathy adding up to what they call a “comprehensive bullying prevention program.”
CyberBullyHelp: Resources from leading cyberbullying experts Robin Kowakski, Susan Limber and Patti Agatson. Lots of great resources for parents, teachers, and kids.
Cyberbullying Research Center: The U.S.’s leading research center on causes, solutions, and statistics on cyberbullying.
Embrace Civility in the Digital Age: Excellent advice from former lawyer and educator Nancy Willard. Ranges from basic tips for kids and parents to law review articles and professional advice for educators.
It Gets Better Project: Inspiring advice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth, helping them understand that “it gets better” and to inspire the changes needed to make it better.
National Bullying Prevention Center: The Center “unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources.” Offers videos, stories advice and access to additional resources. Check out their Bullying Info and Facts page.
Trudy Ludwig: Trudy has written several excellent children's books including My Secret Bully, Trouble Talk, Too Perfect, and Confessions of a Former Bully. Great resources for kids and families.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: One of the oldest and most respected set of resources for schools to help prevent bullying and violence against youth.
StopBullying.gov: A well curated list of resources from the government on bullying and cyberbullying. It not only defines bullying but has resources on how to prevent bullying, how to respond to it, and how to “be more than a bystander.” Be sure to see their resources on how to respond to bullying.