Bullying Resources

    • PACER Center's Kids Against Bullying
      Aimed at children, from bullies themselves to those who are bullied. The site offers interactive polls, games, contests, and kid videos for students in the 2nd through 6th grades.
      www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org


    • PACER Center's Teens Against Bullying
      Aimed at teens, from bullies themselves to those who are bullied. The site offers interactive polls, games, contests, and videos for middle and high school
      students.
      www.pacerteensagainstbullying.org

    • PACER National Bullying Prevention Center
      Resources for teens, children, parents and educators on bullying and bullying prevention.
      www.pacer.org/bullying

    • Stop Bullying Now!
      A site aimed at kids with games and webisodes to learn more about bullying prevention. Good information on cyberbullying and a site for adults on using Stop Bullying Now resources with children. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
      www.stopbullying.gov

    • Coalition for Children
      The mission of the Coalition for Children is enhancing the well-being of children, families and society by providing positive, effective, multidisciplinary and culturally diverse prevention programming in collaboration with other organizations and individuals.
      www.safechild.org

    • GLSEN
      National organization focused on safe schools for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Includes a section for students and anti-bullying resource.
      www.glsen.org

    • Operation Respect
      A non-profit organization working to assure each child and youth a respectful, safe and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social and emotional development can take place free of bullying, ridicule and violence. Includes The Don’t Laugh At Me Project.
      www.operationrespect.org

    • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)
      The Center has been established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
      www.pbis.org

    • TeachersFirst Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention Resources
      A site directed at educators with links to resources about bullying – some links may duplicate what's here, but this site's focus is on teachers and lessons they can use or develop.
      www.teachersfirst.com/spectopics/bullyingandcyberbullyingprevention.cfm

    • Teaching Tolerance
      Programs to help students learn respect for differences and bolster teacher practice.
      www.tolerance.org

    • NetSmartz Workshop
      An educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on and offline.
      www.netsmartz.org

    • The Trevor Project
      Non-profit organization for acceptance and suicide prevention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. National Lifeline: 866-488-7386
      www.thetrevorproject.org

    • Minnesota Prevention Resource Center
      Providing information to Minnesota about preventing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse and related violence since 1981
      www.mnprc.org

    • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
      At drugfree.org, you can find a wealth of information, tools and opportunities to help prevent and get help for drug and alcohol abuse by teens and young adults.
      www.drugfree.org

    • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
      The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
      www.samhsa.gov

    • American School Counselor Association
      The accrediting organization for licensed school counselors. This site offers information on the roles and responsibilities of school counselors.
      www.schoolcounselor.org

    • Crisis Connection Minnesota
      If you need help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year:
      Minnesota Crisis Line: 612-379-6363
      Toll Free in Minnesota: 866-379-6363
      www.crisis.org

    • Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health
      Information and resources concerning children's mental health.
      www.macmh.org

    • Minnesota Restorative Services Coalition
      The mission of MRSC is to serve as a statewide coalition to promote restorative philosophy and quality restorative services for individuals, communities, and organizations.
      www.mnmrsc.org

    • National Institute of Mental Health
      The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
      www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

    • Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
      One of the nation's first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. From the site: "Our work, is based on the foundation and belief that suicide should no longer be considered a hidden or taboo topic and that through raising awareness and educating the public, we can SAVE lives."
      www.save.org

    • Suicide Prevention Resource Center
      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
      Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
      http://www.sprc.org