Resources for YouthHelpful sources for those often closest to bullying
Managing the Challenges of the Political Season: Bullying Prevention and Response
These manuals were created by the Iowa Bullying Prevention Council, with resources for everyone:
Managing the Challenges of the Political Season: Students
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Resources for Youth
ADL Free Webinars--free webinars in building respectful school climates from the leaders in Anti-Bias and Holocaust Education.
- Be an Ally: Six Simple Ways (PDF)
- Are You Ready to Be an Ally? (English or Spanish, PDF)
- 10 Ways to Respond to Bullying (English or Spanish, PDF)
- Taking a Stand: A Student’s Guide to Stop Name-Calling and Bullying (PDF)
- Internet Safety Strategies for Youth (English or Spanish, PDF)
- More Anti-Bullying Resources from ADL
Cable in the Classroom Digital Citizenship: Digital Citizenship is a holistic and positive approach to helping children learn how to be safe and secure, as well as smart and effective participants in a digital world.
Character Counts works to create a culture of kindness, to reduce bullying and youth violence.
CDC Center For Disease Control
- Kids Health: Teens Site
- Kids Talk About: Bullying (Video)
- A World Without Bullying: Brigitte’s Story
- How Do I Help a Kid Who’s Bullied?
- How to Handle Abuse
- What Kids Say About: Bullying
- Dealing With Peer Pressure
- The Scoop on Gossip
- How Cliques Make Kids Feel Left Out
- Taking Charge of Anger
Let’s Get Real: Young people tell their stories in their own words–and the results are heartbreaking, shocking, inspiring and poignant.
National Association of Student Councils National Center for School Engagement National School Climate Center–Supporting student engagement and leadership. Creating positive school climates and addressing bullying.
- Peer Advocacy
- Raising Student Voice and Participation Bullying Challenge (RSVP) Process
- Books for Children and Youth that Address Bullying
- Its My Life Resources
- What is bullying?
- Its My life Journal Page
- Its My Life Journal Page “A Pep Talk for Myself”
PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. This link is designed to help kids with what they need to know about bullying.
The Bully Project
It’s easy to feel powerless or alone when faced with bullying. We made this film to give you a voice. Whether you’ve been a victim, a bystander, or a bully, you can transform your school into a safe and caring community for you and your peers. We’ve provided the tools below to empower you to make change in your school or youth group!
U.S. Department of Education Bullying Prevention
Stopbullying-Kids: this link is especially for kids. It includes facts, what you can do, videos and games.
What You Can Do Teens from www.stopbullying.gov: this link is especially for youth. It includes ideas about what to do if your or someone you know is being bullied as well as a youth engagement toolkit for bullying prevention.
Video Addresses from the White House
- President Obama Addresses Bullying among LGBT Youth
Secretary Sebelius’s Message to LGBT Youth Experiencing Bullying and Intolerance White House Staff Add Their Voices to the Project, “It Gets Better”
Boston Public Schools Cyber Safety Campaign All the resources on this website were developed entirely by students in the Boston Public Schools.
Family Online Safety Institute: The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization which works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. Look for information on Teen Identity Theft.
A Thin Line: MTV’s A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower you to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in your life and amongst your peers. The campaign is built on the understanding that there’s a “thin line” between what may begin as a harmless joke and something that could end up having a serious impact on you or someone else.
NetSmartz: NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations
Educational Development Center – Cyberbullying: Here you will find important information and tips for keeping safe online, you will learn about digital citizenship—responsible and appropriate use of online media. Six interactive scenarios on this site will take you through different situations involving cyberbullying and digital citizenship, allowing you to hear real-life conversations between parents and youth, choose the paths they should take, and find the best outcomes.