Here are a few tips to help prevent and/or stop bullying:

  • Talk – Talk to your children about what bullying is and how to stand up to it safely.
  • Listen – Check-in with kids. Know their friends and ask about school, interests and concerns.
  • Encourage – Encourage kids to get involved in things they enjoy – activities, interests and hobbies can boost confidence and help them make friends & protect them from bullying.
  • Model how to treat others – treat others with kindness and respect.
  • Respond – When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior, they send the message that it is not acceptable.

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