Resource Guide:  Student Information

Resource Guide: Student Information

BFF: Be a Friend First and Help Stop Bullying for Good

When girls are mean to one another, you often don’t see anything at all. But you can feel it. The cliques. The eye-rolling. The taunting. The rumors. Making you feel invisible.

It’s still bullying. Right now, when girls are bullied, almost no one intervenes.

It’s time to be part of the change. Sometimes, when girls stand up for one another, the bullying stops immediately. Like, within 10 seconds! BFF gives you the tools to feel safe at school, online, and everywhere in between.

We teach you to recognize bullying. To resolve conflicts. To boost your confidence. To deal with mean girls and cliques. To be a better friend. To have better friends. To find the right words to stop bullying—once and for all.

http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/BFF/

The University of Toledo’s Anti-Bullying Task Force provides information for students, faculty and staff online, which clarifies bullying and addresses any concerns, including a link to report bullying incidents and a link to a UT counselor.  
http://www.utoledo.edu/tlc/bully/

SAMHSA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration monitors a website to provide immediate assistance to those in need of help.
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office Bullying Hotline can be reached twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week by either texting or calling the following number: 419-654-3425.
http://co.lucas.oh.us/index.aspx?nid=530

Teen PEP (Peers Educating Peers) is a Toledo Children's Hospital sponsored program in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health.
http://www.promedica.org/teenpep

The PEACE Project (Protecting Every Abused Child Everwhere) began in Sylvania, Ohio, in 2007.  This is an entirely student-led effort, designed to bring greater awareness to all forms of violence against youth.  Learn more: Click for PEACE Project Contact Information

Autism Society of Ohio conducts a program focusing on Bullying and Harassment of Students with Disabilities
http://www.autismohio.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3692&Itemid=191

The Michigan Positive Behavior Support Network maintains a database of help services and resources at
http://www.bridges4kids.org/PBS/bullying.htm

Stopbullying.gov is a great resource for all of your bullying questions - for parents, teachers, students, and victims.
http://www.stopbullying.gov/

The Trevor Project offers a sense of community, support and suicide intervention for those who are bullied because of their sexual orientation.
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

In painful times we often feel as though it is the end of the world. The “It Gets Better Project” helps LGBT teens see the bigger picture – their future – with a compilation of videos of bullying survivors who share their story of how they came out conquerors.
http://www.itgetsbetter.org/

Bullies are more prone to substance abuse.
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/alcohol/study-finds-link-between-school-bullies-and-substance-use

http://www.stopbullying.gov/blog/2013/01/29/what-do-bullying-and-youth-substance-use-have-in-common-more-than-you-might-think/

Stand for The Silent passionately advocates against bullying. Your school can schedule to have Kirk and Laura come share their personal story and offer education that will help prevent their tragedy from happening to another child.
http://www.standf

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