Anti-Bullying Children's Page
Childline - information about bullying and support for young people:
Childline have lots of information and support for young people who are experiencing, witnessing or perpetrating bullying. The information is free to access, use and share.
There are separate sites and targeted information for children who are under 12-years-old and children who are over 12-years-old. Please note, 'cookies' may prevent you from switching between the two sites - if you have trouble viewing either version, please clear your cookies and try again.
Their key topics include:
- What is bullying?
- Dealing with bullying
- Can I talk to the police?
- Taking care of your mental health
- Supporting someone who's being bullied
- Help if you're bullying someone
Childline also provide information about different types of bullying, these include:
- Bullying and cyberbullying
- Bullying on social media
- Discrimination, hate crime and equality
- Homophobic and transphobic bullying
- Faith and religious bullying
- Racism and racial bullying
- Being bullied because you're deaf
Childline - direct support:
Childline also have different ways that children and young people can seek direct support - this includes:
- A telephone service: 0800 11 11
- A 1-2-1 online chat service
- An email service, through your Childline account
The Diana Award - information about bullying:
The Diana Award have a variety of articles that may be supportive for children and young people who have experienced or witnessed bullying.
The Diana Award has an 'Anti-Bullying 101' selection of support for young people, these include:
- Your guide to Anti-Bullying
- I'm being bullied, what do I do?
- Definitions and types of bullying
- What to do if you're being Cyberbullied
There are also articles about how to support others, these include:
The Diana Award - Crisis Messenger support service:
The Diana Award also have a 'Crisis Messenger' support service.
"The Diana Award Crisis Messenger provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are a young person in crisis, you can text DA to 85258.
Trained volunteers will listen to how you’re feeling and help you think through the next step towards feeling better.
Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus. This service is powered by our trusted partner, Crisis Text Line.
The crisis messenger service could help with urgent issues such as:
- Suicidal thoughts
- Abuse or assault
- Relationship breakdown
You can text us free and anonymously – although if the volunteer believes you are at immediate risk of harm, they may share your details with people who can provide support."
The Mix - information about bullying:
The Mix have a range of articles and pages providing information about bullying to young people.
- Bullying support and information
- Advice for cyberbullying sufferers
- Differences between 'banter' and 'bullying'
- Moving on from bullying
- Helping friends face bullying
The Mix - direct support from the team:
The Mix offer a variety of methods for young people to get in touch and get support directly from their team.
- They have a helpline number: 0808 808 4994
- An email address / online form
- A Crisis Messenger service: text THEMIX to 85258.
- A one-to-one chat service, available between 4pm and 11pm
- A variety of counselling services
Young Minds - information about bullying:
Young Minds have a page which provides young people with information about bullying. It encourages young people to speak to a trusted adult in their lives, it also signposts to Childline and The Mix, as well as other sites to support with reporting cyberbullying.
Report Harmful Content - information about reporting bullying which is happening online:
Report Harmful Content has a child-friendly site, which provides children and young people with information about how to report cyberbullying / online bullying.
The site encourages young people to report the bullying directly to the social media site / website, and provides simple instructions of how to do this.
BBC Own It - information about bullying and cyberbullying:
The BBC Own It site has a collection of Anti-Bullying and cyberbullying resources for children and young people to explore. The Own It site covers a whole-range of different topics that are important to young people - there are a selection of games, videos and articles.
The Anti-Bullying resources include:
- Video - How does bullying make you feel?
- Video - Why do people bully?
- Article - Find urgent help if you need it
- Videos - Beating bullying together
- Videos - Showing respect on social media
- Quiz - How do you help your friends against bullying?
- Article - What emoji is bullying?
- Article - Does being anonymous make it easer to be mean?
Anti-Bullying Alliance - advice for young people experiencing bullying: