As the victim of bullying you may feel all alone and have no idea what to do but you should know you are not alone and it’s not your fault. Find an adult you trust that you can talk to and get help. Please review the ideas and links in this blog that can help you out.
- If the situation involves your school then you need to look at your school’s policy around bullying and cyberbullying to understand your options. You can check with your school or even the district for their policies.
- Please use the Texas School Safety Center Bullying Checklist to determine if behavior qualifies as bullying / cyberbullying.
- Check out the “What to do if you are being bullied” Infographic for specific actions you should take.
- Know your rights when it comes to cyberbullying check out the laws in your state here.
- If your state doesn’t appear to have adequate laws around cyberbullying and you want to be an upstander for change then contact your state representative.
If you or someone you know is hurting, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741.
If you ever get any sort of threat of physical harm you should talk to a parent or guardian and call the local police. You can also report the threats to school authorities as well.