Helping Your Child: Coping With Bullying

According to Stopbullying.gov, the effects of bullying impact mental health, substance use, and even suicidal actions in children. It is important to speak to your children about what to do if they are being bullied or know someone who is. Conversations about the impact that bullying has on others are a necessity in every household. Below are a few resources that provide more information on how to identify the effects of bullying and how to approach the situation.

Cyberbullying Research Center

Includes sections on resources, laws, research, presentations, blog, and books.

Isafe.org

i-SAFE is a nonprofit foundation “dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth”. The resource provides free preview of webcasts, as well as a teen hangout, are available.

StopBullying.gov

This website provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

 

For a full list of resources, go to Helping Kids To Cope With Bullying

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