Your Life Iowa
Information & Chat Service: yourlifeiowa.org
Text: “TALK” to 855-895-TEXT (8398)
Your Life Iowa provides a 24-hour hotline, a texting service and a chat service for bullied youth and their friends and family.
STOMP Out Bullying
Information & Chat Service: www.stompoutbullying.org
Hotline: 1-855-790-HELP (4357)
In addition to their hotline and chat service, the STOMP Out Bullying website has great articles on different forms of bullying, what to do when you’re being bullied, how to change you school climate and prevent suicides of bullied youth.
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is a Canadian service that has a website for kids and another for teens. The sites have a lot of great information on various youth issues, including bullying as well as forums for posting your questions and stories, plus tools, quizzes and games to help you relax, get things off your chest or practice positive thinking techniques. (Note: The Kids Help Phone hotline is only available to people in Canada)
Bullying is never the fault of a person being bullied. However there are ways to make it harder for bullies to harass and abuse you online by blocking their content and hiding yours from them. There are also some good guidelines out there for how to post responsibly so that your information and images stay private.
Protecting yourself on Facebook
This page explains how to change your Facebook account settings and how to report or block users on Facebook so you can keep cyberbullies at a distance.
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