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Anti-Bullying Resources

Notice of Harassment Forms  This free online kit is a combination of forms that can be used to help resolve bullying incidences in elementary and high schools in the United States, Canada, and many other countries.
Special Needs Anti-Bullying Toolkit This toolkit is a set of resources for people to confront bullying of children with special needs from all angles.
What you can do if your child with disability is being harassed. (PDF)
Autism Anti-Bullying Toolkit From the Autism Society of North Carolina.
Bullying: A parent's quick reference guide. (PDF) 
Bully Boot Camp A great blog with tips and info for parents
AACAP Bullying Resource Center  Resources and information for parents of bullies and victims.
AIM Coaching Always grow...Youth are the future. Internationally respected educator, award-winning author, and a trusted online adviser for teens and parents. Her life’s work is helping t(w)eens develop the social courage it takes to do the right thing (online and off).
Bully Police  Advocating for bullied children & reporting on state anti-bullying laws.
Bullying Is Not A Game A parent's survival guide.
BullyingUK Covering a range of advice for parents including contacting the school and your rights.
Champions Against Bullying Committed to creating a society where every child has the opportunity to develop, learn and thrive in an environment without fear.
CyberBullying Help The Cyber-bully Report. 7 Tips to Help Children Learn Internet Safety
Dr. Michele Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized author, speaker, & educator on parenting, character education and bullying prevention. Expect respect and a safe school environment.
Is Your Child Being Bullied? 9 Steps You Can Take as a Parent by Janet Lehman, MSW
Kid's Help Phone - Tools and Resources Read and download tip sheets with hints and advice about some of the most common challenges facing young people today.
Life-Ki-do® Tools for Life is a simple step-by-step system to help your child learn the four essential life skills needed to live a happy, fulfilling life from the inside out – focus, confidence, resilience and social intelligence.
Learn2BeBuddies How to report bullying safely.
Medical Home for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Violence.
Myths and misconceptions about school bullying.
Parenting Science Teaching your kids empathy.
Practical Katie Practical parenting advice, a very useful blog.
P.U.R.E. Parents Universal Resource Experts Helping parents of troubled teens since 2001.
Red Balloon Centers Get help for your bullied child. Parental resources.
Teens Help The warning signs of a struggling or troubled youth, teen suicide statistics, causes of teen suicide, ways to prevent teen suicide, where to get help and information on grief counseling.
Understanding how children develop empathy An excellent NY Times article.
Understood Tips and info for parents of kids with learning and attention issues.
What Parents Can Do Advice and tips on what to do if your child is a bully, a victim, or a bystander.
Your Teen Magazine Get expert advice on what to do when your teen or tween is being bullied.

Online Safety
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File a Complaint with IC3 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (USA only)
Banana Moments  Offers insights and inspiration to reinforce your own family values and help you lead children in this network culture.
Cellular Forensics If your child is a victim, contact us at We will be happy to discuss any course of action you may consider. We offer a special Student Protection Package at a greatly reduced rate.
Chat Slang Dictionary - Learn the language your kids use online.
Connect Safely For everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web.
CreepSquash Keeping kids safe on Facebook.
CyberBully Radar CyberBully Radar will let you know if your child is not safe on popular Social Media Networks.
Cyberbullying and Harassment Info and tips from
Cyberbullying Research Center Information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying.
CyberSafetyAdvice This site was created out of the need for more information for parents & children to learn more about online safety.
Cybersmart A national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program. Parenting tweens and teens in the digital world [PDF] Prevents problems rather than trying to repair the damage once it’s been done.
Guide to Cyber Slang For Parents
How to lock down your child's Facebook account for maximum privacy.
Internet Safety for Kids and Families An internet safety blog from Trend Micro.
iOS: Understanding Restrictions (Parental Controls) iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Parental Controls
The iRules Contract What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up. Safe email for kids.
Media Smarts Concepts and competencies that define what it is to be literate in today’s complex media culture.
Microsoft Security Tips for parents and kids on dealing with cyberbullying.
NetSmartz Discussion starters to get an Internet safety conversation going with your children.
Norton Family Safety Learn about online safety issues for children and teens.
OnGuardOnLine Concerned Parent’s Internet Safety Toolbox 120 safety tools
Parents Guide To Facebook Safety
Regain Your Name  Are you the victim of a cyberbullying or cyberstalking website? We can show you how to tackle this nightmare yourself.
ScreenRetriever Gives you complete visibility of all your child’s computer activity so you can teach safe, appropriate and responsible behavior.
Sue Scheff Blog This blog explores some common pitfalls Internet users of all ages may face in the world of Web 2.0 and social media.
Teaching Cyber Safety - Verizon Good basic cyber safety info and tips to help get you started.
The Family Online Safety Institute Works to make the online world safer for kids and their families.
SWGfl (UK) Free online safety resources. Help with sexting problems, revenge porn and many more issues.
VISR The easy way for parents to help keep kids safe on social media and beyond. Smart tools. Safer Kids. Download their free eBook "15 Rules Every Household Should Follow"
WiredSafety  The largest and oldest online safety, education, and help group in the world.

Suicide Prevention And Coping With Loss
Back To Top Good advice about preventing teenage suicide.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center For Grief and Loss For Children The Center provides grief and loss support groups for children and teens.
Center For Suicide Prevention Teen suicide resources kit. (PDF)
Collateral Damage The Collateral Damage Project works to prevent suicide by encouraging open dialogue and gatekeeper training.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Our mission is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
Professor Robert King of Queensland University of Technology School of Psychology and Counselling The signs to look out for that indicate depression and anxiety that can lead to suicide or suicide attempts. Our mission is to open the channels of communication between teens with vital information and those who can use that information to help a teen in trouble.
Grassroots Suicide Prevention (UK) Training that challenges stigma and discrimination relating to suicide and mental ill-health. Teen Depression: A Guide for Parents.
How To Help A Suicidal Person An article from Psychology Today.
Morningside Recovery Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources.
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences A public teaching hospital providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services.
Surviving grief Good advice from a mom who has been there.
Papyrus UK A UK-wide membership organization dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
Second Wind Fund An innovative program to urgently match children and youth 19 and younger who may be displaying suicidal tendencies with a therapist in their local community.
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide Our mission is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging overall public awareness.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (UK) Exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
The Balanced Mind The Balanced Mind Foundation guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek.
The Center for Suicide Prevention A dynamic not for profit education center.
The Jack Project Inspire a national culture of informed compassion and care for emerging adults suffering from mental illness.
Together To Live A toolkit for addressing youth suicide in your community.

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