End Bullying & Cyberbullying

Bullying is responsible for many children and young adults becoming depressed, frustrated, and can trigger suicidal thoughts or actions. The pages listed here are to provide resources on methods on how to cope with and recover from the effects of bullying.

Before you read further, if you believe anyone is thinking about hurting themselves or someone else, call 911 immediately! Thoughts of self-harm is a mental health crisis. A person on the receiving end of bullying or cyberbullying they may lash out; this level of stress can also lead to a mental health crisis. A mental health crisis is considered a medical emergency.

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Parents Guide to Bullying and Harassment in Connecticut: Provided by the State of Connecticut Department of Education. This site guides you through the first steps on addressing signs of bullying, to filing a complaint, making the school safer, and taking other pretective measures.

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A Comprehensive Cyberbullying Guide for Parents – By John Bennet: John is an experienced data and communications engineer and cross-platform copy and content writer and editor with a keen interest in cybersecurity. He has been working with and researching, VPNs and other online privacy tools for many years.

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Connecticut Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies: What are the Connecticut laws and regulations that cover bullying? How are bullying and cyberbullying defined in Connecticut anti-bullying laws and regulations? Answers provided by stopbullying.gov.

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Connecticut Clearinghouse – Bullying Resources: Bullying behavior is not just a “phase” that children go through: it is a serious problem that can happen anywhere, in schools, online, even at work.

Connecticut Clearinghouse is a program of Wheeler Clinic, Inc. This site provides fact sheets, research, statistics, and screening tools.

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Parents With Bullied Children Support Group – Facebook Group: Here we can share information on bullying and share support from online community members for those with children who have been bullied. We are not here to point fingers or complain but to resolve and learn so we can teach our children how to heal and deal.

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Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people under the age of 18 (up to 21 years of age in some communities) in need of immediate help and safety. As a collaborative community prevention initiative, Safe Place designates businesses and organizations as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country. Safe Place locations include: libraries, YMCAs, fire stations, public buses, various businesses, and social service facilities.

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For Connecticut locations click HERE

To use TXT 4 HELP, text the word “safe” and your current location (city/state/zip) to 4HELP (44357).

If you believe your are danger, get to a safe location and call or text 911 immediately!

Help and resources for: Abuse, Anxiety & Stress, Body Awareness, Bullying, Drugs & Alcohol, Eating Disorders, Homeless Youth, Human Trafficking, LGBTQ, Life Changes, Loss & Greif, Pregnancy, Rape, Running Away, Sex, Sexual Assault, STD’s, Suicide Prevention, and Teen Dating Violence.

STOMP Out Bullying: is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students. It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deters violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. In this diverse world, STOMP Out Bullying promotes civility, inclusion and equality. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of bullying, as well as educating kids and teens in school and online. It provides help for those in need and at risk of suicide, and raises awareness through peer mentoring programs in schools, public service announcements by noted celebrities, and social media campaigns.

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StopBullying.gov: If you have done everything you can to resolve the situation and nothing has worked, or someone is in immediate danger, there are ways to get help. stopbullying.gov is a federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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