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Bullying Resources

Bullying affects lots of young people but it’s the way it’s dealt with which makes the difference between life being tolerable or a misery for many.

It is not ‘a normal part of growing up’. If you’re being bullied, it’s important not to suffer in silence.

Please tell a trusted adult if you’re being bullied. The resources below are not a substitute for speaking out about what is happening to you.

Bullying can take many forms, including:

  • physical assault
  • teasing
  • making threats
  • name calling
  • cyberbullying
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Cyberbullying

Here are the resources we found for bullying for young people:

How to Stop a Bully

(Featured resource)Brooks Gibbs explains bullying in the most simplistic terms: Dominance behavior. He provides a simple solution to bullying: don’t get upset.

Anti-Bullying Week Resources from BBC Team Own It

(Featured resource)Nobody deserves to be bullied. For Anti-Bullying Week 2018, Team Own It choose respect and stand against hate. Resources on a wide range of bullying issues from the BBC.

I Was Bullied, And I Was A Bully

This video broaches the topic of being bullied and being a bully. Dodie talks about how she became a bully to fall into the popular crowd. She talks about how she now realises that it was not worth putting other people down in order to make yourself feel better.

Jake’s Story

In this video, we see the story of Jake who came to  Headstart and found his place. This helped him find his way through a dark time in his life and led him to a position where he could help other people within Wolverhampton and the wider area.

I am being Bullied at School

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

I am being Bullied because I have a Disability

Bullies prey on people who they think are weaker than themselves, and are therefore less likely to defend themselves. They may consider you to be more vulnerable if you have a disability. Being a victim of bullying can make you feel scared and can sap your confidence. You may be afraid to speak out, but help is available to you. This message from Zumos describes how you can get the help you need to stop you being bullied because you have a disability.

I am being Bullied because I’m in a Different Ethnic Group

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

I am being Bullied because of my Looks

Bullying because of how they look is experienced at some time by over half of young people. It can affect your self-esteem and self-confidence, and can result in emotional scars which take time to heal. This message from Zumos describes how you can get the help you need to stop you being bullied because of your looks, and gives advice on how you can gain more confidence in yourself and your appearance.

Organisation

ReachOut

ReachOut is a leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times. The website is full of apps and tools that young people can use as well as information to help educate and advise young people about their mental health.

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label are an international anti-bullying charity. Their main message is that it is important to be different and you should be proud of your differences and the diversity that the world offers.

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

Audio

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: in Conversation with Kai and Alice

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: Tia and Tommy

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

Bullying and Mental Health – in Conversation with Jodie Goodacre, Time to Change Young Champion

(Featured resource)Jodie Gooacre is one of Time To Change’s Young Champions, young people with direct experience of mental health issues who work alongside the Time To Change team to break down the stigma around mental health. In this conversation, she discusses the impact of bullying on mental health with Richard Anderson from HeadStart Wolverhampton.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Faith and Religious Bullying

People can be bullied for different things, and sometimes people are bullied because of their religion. If it happens to you, it’s not your fault and you can get help. On this webpage, Childline gives advice on ways to get help, fitting in and feeling like yourself, and celebrating difference.

Homophobic Bullying

Homophobic bullying is when someone treats you badly because of how they see your sexual orientation. It can include treating you badly or hurting you on purpose. It’s wrong but you can get help. This webpage contains information on what homophobia is, how you can be yourself, coming out and, getting help and staying safe.

Bullying

Bullying affects over one million young people every year, and anyone can be bulled. You can stand up to the bullies, and YoungMinds has prepared this webpage full of information to help you do it.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

You can Beat Bullying: A Guide for Young People

All of us are bullied at some time. If you are being bullied you may feel scared and vulnerable and quite alone, but you owe it to yourself to try to sort out the situation so that the bullying stops. Remember, no one deserves to be a victim of bullying. This booklet aims to give you advice and tips on how to overcome bullying, what to do if you are a bully and how to gain skills in assertiveness.

App / online service

For Me: The Childline App

The app from childline allows you to be in control of the content you receive. From pin based protection to mood based advice, the control is all in your hands with the For Me app from ChildLine. This app gives you access to all of Childlines content as well as one to one chat with a counsellor, and forums full of young people to share advice and tips.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

How to Stop a Bully

(Featured resource)Brooks Gibbs explains bullying in the most simplistic terms: Dominance behavior. He provides a simple solution to bullying: don’t get upset.

Anti-Bullying Week Resources from BBC Team Own It

(Featured resource)Nobody deserves to be bullied. For Anti-Bullying Week 2018, Team Own It choose respect and stand against hate. Resources on a wide range of bullying issues from the BBC.

I Was Bullied, And I Was A Bully

This video broaches the topic of being bullied and being a bully. Dodie talks about how she became a bully to fall into the popular crowd. She talks about how she now realises that it was not worth putting other people down in order to make yourself feel better.

I am being Bullied at School

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

I am being Bullied because I have a Disability

Bullies prey on people who they think are weaker than themselves, and are therefore less likely to defend themselves. They may consider you to be more vulnerable if you have a disability. Being a victim of bullying can make you feel scared and can sap your confidence. You may be afraid to speak out, but help is available to you. This message from Zumos describes how you can get the help you need to stop you being bullied because you have a disability.

I am being Bullied because I’m in a Different Ethnic Group

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

Organisation View all organisations

ReachOut

ReachOut is a leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times. The website is full of apps and tools that young people can use as well as information to help educate and advise young people about their mental health.

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label are an international anti-bullying charity. Their main message is that it is important to be different and you should be proud of your differences and the diversity that the world offers.

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

Audio

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: in Conversation with Kai and Alice

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: Tia and Tommy

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

Bullying and Mental Health – in Conversation with Jodie Goodacre, Time to Change Young Champion

(Featured resource)Jodie Gooacre is one of Time To Change’s Young Champions, young people with direct experience of mental health issues who work alongside the Time To Change team to break down the stigma around mental health. In this conversation, she discusses the impact of bullying on mental health with Richard Anderson from HeadStart Wolverhampton.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Faith and Religious Bullying

People can be bullied for different things, and sometimes people are bullied because of their religion. If it happens to you, it’s not your fault and you can get help. On this webpage, Childline gives advice on ways to get help, fitting in and feeling like yourself, and celebrating difference.

Homophobic Bullying

Homophobic bullying is when someone treats you badly because of how they see your sexual orientation. It can include treating you badly or hurting you on purpose. It’s wrong but you can get help. This webpage contains information on what homophobia is, how you can be yourself, coming out and, getting help and staying safe.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

You can Beat Bullying: A Guide for Young People

All of us are bullied at some time. If you are being bullied you may feel scared and vulnerable and quite alone, but you owe it to yourself to try to sort out the situation so that the bullying stops. Remember, no one deserves to be a victim of bullying. This booklet aims to give you advice and tips on how to overcome bullying, what to do if you are a bully and how to gain skills in assertiveness.

App / online service

For Me: The Childline App

The app from childline allows you to be in control of the content you receive. From pin based protection to mood based advice, the control is all in your hands with the For Me app from ChildLine. This app gives you access to all of Childlines content as well as one to one chat with a counsellor, and forums full of young people to share advice and tips.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

How to Stop a Bully

(Featured resource)Brooks Gibbs explains bullying in the most simplistic terms: Dominance behavior. He provides a simple solution to bullying: don’t get upset.

Anti-Bullying Week Resources from BBC Team Own It

(Featured resource)Nobody deserves to be bullied. For Anti-Bullying Week 2018, Team Own It choose respect and stand against hate. Resources on a wide range of bullying issues from the BBC.

I Was Bullied, And I Was A Bully

This video broaches the topic of being bullied and being a bully. Dodie talks about how she became a bully to fall into the popular crowd. She talks about how she now realises that it was not worth putting other people down in order to make yourself feel better.

I am being Bullied at School

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

I am being Bullied because I have a Disability

Bullies prey on people who they think are weaker than themselves, and are therefore less likely to defend themselves. They may consider you to be more vulnerable if you have a disability. Being a victim of bullying can make you feel scared and can sap your confidence. You may be afraid to speak out, but help is available to you. This message from Zumos describes how you can get the help you need to stop you being bullied because you have a disability.

I am being Bullied because I’m in a Different Ethnic Group

You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.

Organisation View all organisations

ReachOut

ReachOut is a leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times. The website is full of apps and tools that young people can use as well as information to help educate and advise young people about their mental health.

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label are an international anti-bullying charity. Their main message is that it is important to be different and you should be proud of your differences and the diversity that the world offers.

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

Audio

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: in Conversation with Kai and Alice

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

4YP Radio for Anti-Bullying Week at The Orchard Centre: Tia and Tommy

(Featured resource)In this podcast from HeadStart Wolverhampton, two young people from The Orchard Centre in Wolverhampton discuss their experiences of bullying and their thoughts about why bullying occurs, how schools and other organisations should react to it, and how their experiences have changed their lives and views of themselves.

Bullying and Mental Health – in Conversation with Jodie Goodacre, Time to Change Young Champion

(Featured resource)Jodie Gooacre is one of Time To Change’s Young Champions, young people with direct experience of mental health issues who work alongside the Time To Change team to break down the stigma around mental health. In this conversation, she discusses the impact of bullying on mental health with Richard Anderson from HeadStart Wolverhampton.

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

Faith and Religious Bullying

People can be bullied for different things, and sometimes people are bullied because of their religion. If it happens to you, it’s not your fault and you can get help. On this webpage, Childline gives advice on ways to get help, fitting in and feeling like yourself, and celebrating difference.

Homophobic Bullying

Homophobic bullying is when someone treats you badly because of how they see your sexual orientation. It can include treating you badly or hurting you on purpose. It’s wrong but you can get help. This webpage contains information on what homophobia is, how you can be yourself, coming out and, getting help and staying safe.

Download

The ’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit

’13 Reasons Why’, is a hit Netflix show that focusses on the fictional suicide of a teenage girl in an American High School, and the causes and circumstances that surrounded that, including bullying and sexual violence. For Series Two of the show, Netflix commissioned a toolkit of resources and advice for parents, educators and young people.

You can Beat Bullying: A Guide for Young People

All of us are bullied at some time. If you are being bullied you may feel scared and vulnerable and quite alone, but you owe it to yourself to try to sort out the situation so that the bullying stops. Remember, no one deserves to be a victim of bullying. This booklet aims to give you advice and tips on how to overcome bullying, what to do if you are a bully and how to gain skills in assertiveness.

App / online service

For Me: The Childline App

The app from childline allows you to be in control of the content you receive. From pin based protection to mood based advice, the control is all in your hands with the For Me app from ChildLine. This app gives you access to all of Childlines content as well as one to one chat with a counsellor, and forums full of young people to share advice and tips.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.