Resources

Bullying portrayed in the media may all seem to happen to children and teenagers, but this viscous act can occur at any age to any individual. Use the resources below to educate yourself on the realities of bullying and some simple steps any individual can take to prevent or stop bullying from happening.

 

SafeKidsUSA

Cyberbullying is at an all time high with the popularity of social media. The resources found here have some great information on how to avoid and prevent cyberbullying.

StopBullying.gov

This website is detailed and is the official governmental source for anti-bullying materials. It includes information designed to educate and help children, teenagers and young adults. The resource section is especially helpful because it looks at bullying from every angle and calls for action to stop bullying.

 

New Jersey Education Association

This website has resources such as free downloadable lessons, tools, and information to prevent and address bullying. It gives directives for standing up for others, taking responsibility for hurtful words or actions, what to do directions, new anti-bullying laws and policy changes and more.

 

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

This website provides resources and support for schools to implement effective and age-appropriate anti-bullying programs to improve school climate for all students. Anti-LGBT bullying continues to be an issue throughout the world and this resource addresses steps that can be taken to buck that trend.

 

National Education Association

The NEA has done a great job directing 10 steps to stop and prevent bullying. While these steps may seem obvious to those in the university community, they are worth visiting and understanding. This website also shares additional resources and anti-bullying campaigns.

 

Examples of Bullying in College

While college students consider themselves grown adults capable of making their own life decisions on how to treat others, many still feel the need to belittle and bully others. Bullying occurs at all ages and college students can be more susceptible to bullying because of the close confines in which they live with one another.  The two examples below highlight how college students can be bullied and how they can handle those who bully.

The Truth about Bullying in College

Dealing with a Bully in College?