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Resources About Bullying

If you or someone you know is in immediate risk of harm because of bullying, call 911 or the suicide prevention hotline:

Santa Clara County – 1-855-278-4204
San Mateo County – 1-650-579-0350
Nationwide – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Additional crisis resources include the following:

Bullying Overview

General resources about bullying are organized into these categories:

Additional resources are available for these topics:

Kids and Teens

  • StopBullying.gov offers separate sections for kids, teens and young adults to help them understand how to identify and stop bullying.
  • 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.
  • Hey, Terra! answers your questions with thoughtful advice.
  • StopBullying.gov offers separate sections for kids, teens and young adults to help them understand how to identify and stop bullying. (Spanish)

Adults and Families

Schools

  • Project Cornerstone offers a range of services to help schools reduce bullying and improve climate.
  • Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to promoting tolerant, inclusive, hate-free environments at home, in schools and communities.
  • The National Bullying Prevention Center promotes awareness and teach ways to respond to bullying.
  • The Anti-Defamation League offers curriculum and resources to help create safe schools for all students, recognize bias, explore diversity; improve intergroup relations and combat racism, anti-Semitism and all forms of prejudice and bigotry.
  • Common Sense Media has developed Standing up, Not Standing By: A Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators to assist schools in taking a stand against cyberbullying.
  • Welcoming Schools offers an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping, bullying and name-calling in K-5 learning environments.

LGBTQQ

Resources for youth:

  • The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.
  • LGBTQQ Resources for Elementary and Middle Schools has been compiled by Palo Alto Unified School District and contains resources for elementary and middle school aged youth and families.
  • It Gets Better was founded to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth by having gay adults convey the message that these teens’ lives will improve. The site offers many kids something they've never had before: the ear of a sympathetic adult who understands exactly what they're going through

Resources for schools:

  • The California Safe Schools Coalition works to eliminate discrimination and harassment on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity in California schools.
  • A Guide for Schools Responding to Questions About the U.S. Department of Education’s Guidance on the Rights of Transgender Students.
  • Welcoming Schools offers an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping, bullying and name-calling in K-5 learning environments.
  • The Welcoming Schools Guide offers tools, lessons and resources on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and ending bullying and name-calling in elementary schools. It offers an LGBT inclusive approach that is also inclusive of the many types of diversity found in our communities. More information can also be found at the Welcoming Schools website.
  • The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network empowers youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in the schools.
  • The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is a national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

Online Bullying and Cyberbullying

Bullying Related to Disabilities

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