Saturday, February 8, 2014

Stop Bullying

Bullying comes in many different forms, and there are various resources available to help...
 
Get help now!

http://www.stopbullying.gov/get-help-now/index.html
 
The problemWhat you can do
There has been a crime or someone is at immediate risk of harm.Call 911.
Someone is feeling hopeless, helpless, thinking of suicide.Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Site exit disclaimer online or at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in our national network. These centers provide 24-hour crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
Someone is acting differently than normal, such as always seeming sad or anxious, struggling to complete tasks, or not being able care for themselves.Find a local counselor or other mental health services
A child is being bullied in school.
 
Contact the:
  1. Teacher
  2. School counselor
  3. School principal
  4. School superintendent
  5. State Department of Education
See more on working with the school.
The school is not adequately addressing harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or religion.Contact:


Connect with the Secular Safe Zone, a network of secular allies that provide community and support to non-theists around the nation.
http://www.secularsafezone.org/
 

 
Finally, share your story about discrimination and bigotry against the nonreligious and nonbeliever community with the Openly Secular coalition.

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