Offers pediatricians and families information and resources to help children and adolescents who have been exposed to violence. This website addresses toxic stress, domestic and community violence, child abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, cyber bullying and teen dating violence.
LGBT teens can call the toll-free confidential helpline to receive survivor support and report hate and bias violence, discrimination, intimate partner violence, stalking and/or sexual assault.
(614) 294-7867 or (866) 862-7286 Toll-free
A faith-based organization that offers free programs for youth. Some programs include:
5000 Arlington Centre Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43220
This interactive educational program for students in 5th-7th grade 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. Teachers or group leaders can register online and request this program to come to classrooms or youth groups.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Sign up for SafterOH Tip Line to report potential suicide, school shootings, bullying or other problems anonymously. This program is based on four components: Prevention/Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. They also provide guidance to Ohio school administrators in planning, educating staff, and enforcing their school’s safety and security operations.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
SaferOH Tip Line: call or text (844) 723-3764
Focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse. Their HelpChat Line is a free and confidential help chat for youth ages 13-24. It is intended to assist those who are victims of all forms of bullying and those who may be at-risk for suicide as a result of being bullied. There are resources for youth, parents and educators.
General Inquiries: (877) 602-8559
HelpChat Line: stompoutbullying.org/get-help/helpchat-line
National Bullying Prevention Center
Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying
Bullying.org (Be Strong App)
Take Action Against Bullying Guide
Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
Bullying in Schools
Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders