Anti-Bullying Resources

The following organizations are all devoted to ending bullying. You can learn more at their websites about the resources each organization provides.

The Trevor Project runs the Trevor Lifeline, a 24-hour, national crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for gay and questioning teens. The number is 1-866-4-U-Trevor. You can learn more about The Trevor Project and the other great program they have at their website:

The National Center for Bullying Prevention is helping to promote awareness and teach effective ways to respond to bullying. You can learn more about them at:

STOMP Out Bullying is focused on reducing bullying and cyberbullying. Find out more on their website:

The Matthew Shepard Foundation runs Matthew's Place, an online community and resource center for LGBTQ youth. The website is:

GLSEN is also a great organization that is working to eradicate bullying and bias in schools. Their website is:

The Human Rights Campaign's Welcoming Schools Guide is an approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping, and name-calling in K-5th grades. The guide helps administrators, educators, and parents or caring adults make sure that their elementary schools welcome all students & families.  Learn more:

PFLAG and GLSEN have partnered with the Department of Civil Rights to create the Claim Your Rights program, to help everyone understand that they have the right to safer schools. This resource helps students, parents and teachers report incidences of bullying, particularly when schools deny that bullying exists. You can find out more about this at:
The two closest local chapters of PFLAG are in:
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The GLBTQ Online High School is a safe place where you can get a complete high school education -- and diploma -- from anywhere you have internet access. While public schools still struggle with becoming accepting environments, the GLBTQ Online High School is a safe, affirming place for students wanting a high-quality education. Find out more:

One of the most important things young people can do when they see bullying is to speak up. Cartoon Network is doing the same by encouraging youth to speak up to stop bullying. They put together this website with great information on what you can do to prevent bullying.

Peace First is a national nonprofit that teaches young people the critical skills of conflict resolution, cooperation, and civic engagement. With 20 years of expertise in anti-bullying and empathy education, Peace First creates safer schools and communities by developing students' abilities to demonstrate compassion, stand up for others and see themselves as leaders. Learn more at