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Bullying

Additional Bullying Resources

Bullying in Schools
cops.usdoj.gov

Bullying.org
bullying.org

The Bully Project:  Special Needs Anti-Bullying Toolkit
specialneeds.thebullyproject.com

Kids Health
kidshealth.org

National Bullying Prevention Center
pacer.org

Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
saferschools.ohio.gov

Violence Prevention Works: Bullying
violencepreventionworks.org

Wrightslaw: Harrassment
wrightslaw.com

Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders
supremecourtofohio.gov

United States Secret Service Safe School Initiative
ed.gov

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying
onlineschools.org/student-bullying-guide

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) The Resilience Project

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
(800) 433-9016
aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/resilience

Asian American Community Services (AACS)

Provides a variety of services for the Asian community:

    • After school and summer tutoring and mentoring programs for Asian Americans in grades K to 12, including educational, ESOL and college prep activities
    • Family Support Program (counseling) for victims of bullying, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and hate crimes
    • 24-hour interpreting / translation services
    • Computer and English classes
    • Career and college development workshops
    • Free health clinic and Hepatitis B testing

4700 Reed Road, Upper Arlington, Ohio 43220
Main Line: (614) 220-4023
Interpreting Hotline: (614) 216-4988
aacsohio.org

Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO)

Teens can call the toll-free confidential helpline to receive advice and report hate crimes, discrimination, domestic violence or sexual assault and more. They also offer a domestic violence support group for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people.
870 North Pearl Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 294-7867 or (866) 862-7286
bravo-ohio.org

Huckleberry House

Huckleberry House 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:

  • Crisis Shelter – Provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention.
  • Transitional Living Program – Assists youth ages 17 to 21 with independent living skills, mental health support and securing living arrangements. Teens meet with counselors for free and confidential support.
  • Family Support Program – Counseling services are available to youth ages 12 to 22 and their families.
  • Youth Outreach Program (YOP) & YOP Shop – Meet with youth ages 12 to 24, anywhere, to help connect or make aware of support that’s available in the community to help you with housing, education, employment, and other needs. YOP Shop is the location where that assistance can occur.
  • Scholarship Program – Provide scholarship funds to young people in their programs to help pay for college tuition and expenses.

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
YOP Shop: (614) 826-3630
Administrative Office: (614) 294-8097
huckhouse.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital It’s Not Cool to Be Cruel

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
(614) 355-0678
nationwidechildrens.org/its-not-cool-to-be-cruel

Safer Schools Ohio

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
saferschools.ohio.gov

Stomp Out Bullying

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.
(877) 602-8559
stompoutbullying.org

StopBullying.gov

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
stopbullying.gov

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services SAMHSA

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
samhsa.gov