Jamin is one of the crisis services supervisors at NRS. He supervises NRS’ volunteers serving at the crisis center. He recently remarked about the number of youth reporting instances of bullying. Youth contacting NRS may have a happy life at home, but school life may also be miserable because of bullying.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. To help youth that are suffering from bullying, included in this blog are resources to help victims of bullying protect themselves.
How to Notify Your School About Being Bullied
Find a copy of the template below.
Laws on Bullying and Resources for Bullying Victims
A youth can use the map to determine what the laws are in the area and how bullying is defined.
Bullying 101: A Guide
PACER features a guide for youth that helps define bullying, shares the signs of bullying, as well as a “What If I’m Being Bullied?”? section.
This tool helps youth create a plan of action to help protect them from bullying.
Stomp Out Bullying HelpChat Line
Stomp Out Bullying is a leading anti-bullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S. They operate an online chat for ages 13 to 24 for issues involved with bullying and cyberbullying. Trained counselors are available to answer questions.
Call The National Runaway Safeline (NRS)
This month, youth who are suffering from bullying are encouraged to reach out to resources that can help so that they are aware those lifelines are available year-round.