Bullying– According to American Psychological Association bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take the form of physical contact, words or more subtle actions.

Help Stop Bullying

Government Resources:

The U.S. Department of Education.

  1. Stop Bullying
  2. Protecting Students from Harassment and Hate Crime: A Guide for Schools
  3. Sexual Harassment: It’s Not Academic
  4. Preventing Youth Hate Crime: A Manual for Schools and Communities
  5. Equity Assistance Centers

The U.S. Department of Justice

  1. The Community Relations Service
  2. The Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  3. Guide to Using School COP to Address Student Discipline Problems
  4. National Crime Prevention Council: Be Safe and Sound in School

CDC ( Center of Disease Control)


The U.S. Department of Health

  1. National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
  2. Preventing Bullying in Schools and the Community

Non-Government Resources:

  1. The Human Rights Campaign: Welcoming Schools
  2. The National Center for Victims of Crime
  3. The United Sikhs
  4. The National Association of Youth Courts
  5. Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  6. Southern Poverty Law Center
    1. Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers
    2. Bullying: Tips for Students
    3. Stand Up!
    4. Peer Exclusion
    5. Bullied: A Student, a School, and a Case that Made History
    6. Starting Small Teaching Kit
  7. PACER Center
  8. Let’s Get Real
  9. Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Bullying and the Child with Special Needs
  10. Search Institute
  11. Safe Schools Coalition
  12. Committee for Children
  13. Olweus Bullying Prevention Program