Bullying is the act of persistent, unwanted, repeated intimidation and harassment. It can take place in school, in social situations and even online. No matter the setting, bullying is detrimental to everyone involved. Beyond the physical harm, bullying causes emotional scars that are deep, painful and difficult to overcome. Find resources to reach out to if you or someone you know is being bullied in Stark County.
Gang violence has serious and substantial impacts on communities throughout Stark County. Efforts by police departments alone are not enough to solve this complex problem. Community and school-based programs to prevent gang participation among teens and young adults, as well as support for those transitioning out of gangs, are crucial to keeping our schools and neighborhoods safe.Read more Emergency
Bullying can happen to anyone, and it’s important to remember that it’s not your fault. It can be emotional, like when someone uses unkind words or spreads rumors about you, or physical acts of fighting, tripping or hitting. When bullying happens online, it is considered cyberbullying. No matter how it happens, it is important that you report bullying to a trusted adult.Read more Emergency
While it may be easier to wait for someone else to take action, stepping up to report bullying could be an important to way to prevent future harm. If someone you care about is being bullied or is bullying others, there are steps you can take to intervene. Together, we can help put an end to bullying in Stark County.Read more Emergency
When children are being bullied, they don’t always ask for help. Luckily, there are warning signs you can look for if you think someone you know might be at risk. By recognizing the common behaviors of bullying victims, you will be better prepared to act and advocate on their behalf.Read more Emergency