What do I do if I'm being bullied?

If someone is bullying you or someone you know, here are some things that you can do: 

  • Stand up to the bully
  • Tell the bully how their comments make you feel
  • Talk to a friend or a peer you trust
  • Talk to a trusted adult who can help

What to do about being cyber-bullied

If you are being cyber-bullied, you can take these steps now: 

  • Tell the bully to stop the behavior 
  • Keep records of your interactions including dates, times, comments 
  • Report the behavior to the social media platform 
  • Block the number or account of the person harassing you.  
  • Tell a trusted adult 

Who can I turn to?

There are people who can help you figure it out including school counselors, a therapist, or another trusted adult. If you don’t feel comfortable talking to someone you know, please call us at Teen Link. We are all growing and changing constantly, and when you’re ready to change your ways, you deserve to have someone help you sort through it. 

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