Resources


Below are a list of resources for students experiencing bullying.  If you ever feel like your life or someone else’s life is threatened, always call 9-1-1.

 

Emergency Services:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call to be connected to a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

Crisis TextLine

For those unable to call, the number at the above reach can be texted 24/7 for support from trained volunteers

 

General Bullying Resources:

StopBullying.gov

The U.S. Federal Government’s database on thing bullying, here you can search by keyword, source,  topic, and date of resource.

National Crime Prevention Council

Anti-bullying resources presented in an accessible format, geared towards younger audiences.

KnowBullying

Created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Government, this app helps parents and students conduct regular “check ins” about bullying in school. 

 

Cyberbullying:

National Cyberbullying Research Center 

Providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.

National Crime Prevention Council 

Information and resources to curb cyberbullying.

 

LGBTQ:

The Trevor Project

A resource for LGBTQ youth experiencing bullying.

It Gets Better

Videos and personal testimonials from celebrities, politicians, and individuals around the world communicating how and why it gets better for LGBTQ youth.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network

Resources for LGBTQ youth and allies to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools.

Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Resources for families and friends of LGBTQ individuals.

 

Women and Girls:

Girls Health

Resources specifically for girls experiencing bullying.

Girls Guide to End Bullying

Comprehensive tools girls can use in school bullying situations.

 

Sexual Assault/Violence:

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Resources for those who have suffered sexual violence, as well as for prevention and research.

Not Alone

A U.S. Federal Government for survivors and allies of sexual assault, as well as for schools working to prevent sexual violence.

 

Domestic Violence:

National Domestic Violence Hotline

A 24/7 hotline devoted to helping targets and those who might be targets of domestic violence.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

A national nonprofit aimed at ending domestic violence.

 

Ableism and Differently-Abled Issues:

Disability.gov

The U.S. Federal Government’s resource for information on disability programs and services nationwide.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities 

Information, training, and assistance for parents and families of children with disabilities.

 

Body Image and Eating Disorders:

The Body is Not an Apology 

A website devoted to promoting “radical self-love for everybody and every body.”

National Eating Disorder Association 

Resources for those struggling with eating disorders and body image issues.

 

Mental Health:

Mental Health.gov 

Run through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, resources for those with mental health challenges.

National Alliance on Mental Health 

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for those affected by mental illness.