Bullying is a serious problem and should be addressed immediately. Prevention is always the best solution, but if you find that a child is in crisis, there are resources available to help. Remember, if a crime has been committed or if someone is in immediate danger, call 911. Otherwise, here are some important next steps, resources and options to consider.
Anyone who is being bullied can reach out using one of the hotline numbers below for immediate help. Intake specialists are available 24 hours a day for confidential support.
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call or text 988 or call (330) 452-6000
Crisis Text Line
Text 4hope to 741-741
Trevor Project (for LGBTQ+ youth)
1 (866) 488-7386
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