Bullying in Schools
The Bully Project: Special Needs Anti-Bullying Toolkit
National Bullying Prevention Center
Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders
United States Secret Service Safe School Initiative
Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying
Offers physicians information and resources to help children and adolescents who have been exposed to violence. This website addresses community violence, cyber bullying, child abuse, domestic violence and teen dating violence.
141 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
LGBT teens can call the toll-free confidential helpline to receive advice and report hate crimes, discrimination, domestic violence or sexual assault and more.
870 North Pearl Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 294-7867 or (866) 862-7286 Toll-free
Works with Central Ohio’s youth ages 12 to 24 and families who are dealing with issues like abuse, violence, neglect, poverty, and homelessness. Programs include:
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
YOP Shop: 893 East Eleventh Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553 or text “SAFE” and your current location to 69866 to find a Safe Place Partner that can help you get to Huck House
This interactive educational program for middle school students deals with the physical and emotional cruelty inflected by bullying and violence. Students learn to appreciate their own difference and the difference of those around them. The goal is to help students become compassionate, caring and cooperative.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
This program is based on four components: Prevention/Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. They provide guidance to Ohio school administrators in planning, educating staff, and enforcing their school’s safety and security operations. Their website provides resources for school officials ranging from Safer Schools posters and school safety grants, to Ohio laws governing school safety.
1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 644-2641 or SaferOH Tip Line: call or text (844) 723-3764
Focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse. This website shares lessons and offers solutions about homophobia, racism and hatred and deterring violence in schools, online and in communities. Kids and parents can find help for those in need, at risk of suicide, raising awareness and peer mentoring programs in schools. Professionals and parents can access ways on how to keep their children safe and responsible online.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers this website with information and tips on ways to support kids involved in bullying, assess bullying and learning the warning signs. Information is also available on youth with special needs who are being bullied. Utilize resources available and learn about state policies and laws.
200 Independence Way Southwest, Washington, DC 20201
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
Click to see the Take Action against Bullying Guide, a helpful guide for parents to learn how to talk to their kids about bullying and help to prevent it.
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857
Toll-free: (877) 726-4727 or TTY (800) 457-4889
National Helpline: (800) 662-4357 or TTY (800) 487-4889