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Additional Bullying Resources

Bullying in Schools

The Bully Project:  Special Needs Anti-Bullying Toolkit

Kids Health

National Bullying Prevention Center

Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources

Violence Prevention Works: Bullying

Wrightslaw: Harrassment

Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders

United States Secret Service Safe School Initiative

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

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

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

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
Toll-free: (866)-862-7286 or (614) 294-7867

Huckleberry House Crisis Program

Provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention to youth and teens. Runaway youth can go to a designated Safe Place site for immediate assistance and support, at any 24-hour Kroger store, White Castle or local fire station. Teens must be willing to work on family problems. Support is free and confidential. They also provide a wide range of counseling services to address issues such as abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, behavior problems and more.
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553
Counseling Program: (614) 294-8097

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) 355-0662

Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Office for Safe & Supportive Learning Environments

Provides tips for preventing and coping with bullying, as well as an overview of bullying laws and school policies in Ohio.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(877) 644-6338 or (614) 995-1545

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.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-6000 or (844) 723-3764 (SaferOH tip line)

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

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.  Click below for information or call the hotline for help.
200 Independence Way, S.W., Washington, DC  20201
(800) 273-TALK or (800) 273-8255

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.
1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, Maryland 20847
Toll-free: (877) 726-4727 or (800) 457-4899 (TDD)