Bullying is repeated and deliberate physical, verbal, or social attacks or intimidation directed toward another person. There is a real or perceived imbalance of power between the person displaying bullying behavior and the person harmed. Bullying may be done by one individual or a group and is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology.
In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and include:
Defines and provides links covering overviews, latest news, diagnosis/symptoms, prevention/screening, coping, specific conditions, related issues, clinical trials, journal articles, organizations, law and policy, statistics, children, and teenagers.
Dealing with Bullying: Helping Bullied Kids and Teens
Defines and provides tips for dealing with a bully. It also reveals myths and facts about bullying, steps to stop bullying, how to deal with child who is a bully, and how to move on after being bullied.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services site to provide tools to understand, prevent and respond to bullying. Includes videos and policies and laws.
Resources for parents and educators including educational toolkits, awareness toolkits, contest ideas, promotional products and more.
Cyberbullying Research Center
University directed resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth. Find facts, figures, and detailed stories as well as prevention and response resources.
Dealing with Cyberbullying
Includes tips for kids and teens dealing with cyberbullying, tips for parents and teachers to stop cyberbullying, and resources and legal information.
Dealing With Bullying
From the organization, KidsHealth. You may think that bullying only takes place on the playground, but bullying can and does occur in high schools as well. Just because you are a teenager does not make bullying any less serious. Bullying happens for different reasons when it happens in high schools. It also yields many different results. This article discusses the types of bullies, what to do if you become a victim of bullying, what to do if you are the bully, and how to stop bullies. There are also related articles that may be of interest to you along with additional resources that provide you with more information.
From the organization, HelpGuideOrg International
How to Deal with Bullies
From the organization, Stomp Out Bullying
What are some signs that my child may being harmed by bullying behavior?