StaySafeOnline.org is a resource provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), whose mission is to “educate and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely.” NCSA provides a broad array of resources, which are organized by the target audience and topic. Read more ›
Resources Tagged With: cyberbullying
The Be Internet Awesome program helps young people become more Internet savvy and encourages them to be good Internet citizens. A collection of educational materials appropriate for students in the third to fifth grades are also available on the Be Internet Awesome website. Read more ›
PACER Center is a non-profit parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities. Read more ›
The following list of local mental health resources is provided courtesy of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing:
Uplift (EMQ) Crisis Team (Santa Clara County) 408-379-9085 or 877-412-7474
Star Vista Crisis Line (San Mateo County): 650-579-0350
NAMI Santa Clara Warm line: 408-435-0400, option 1
NAMI San Mateo Warm line: 650-638-0800
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Suicide prevention telephone hotline funded by the U.S. government. Provides free, 24-hour assistance.
Rape Crisis Hot Line (24 hour): 650.493.7273
Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 text line staffed by dedicated, trained volunteers. It is available to help anyone with any type of crisis.
Here’s how it works:
- Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime.
- A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
- The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment
A service provided by the Federal Trade Commission, the Net Cetera online toolkit offers free resources to teach people about kids’ online safety.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health‘s Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. MedlinePlus provides information on over 975 diseases and conditions and includes directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials. Read more ›
Bullying can come in various forms, and we need the tools to deal with each. No one should be left to feel alone, hurt or ashamed due to harmful behavior. This article provided on the U.S. Insurance Agents website supplies definitions, statistics, and helpful resources for stopping and preventing bullying.
Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization that helps families make smart media choices. Free resources include a library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. Common Sense Media also provides research, tips, and tools to keep kids safe. Read more ›
Technology means that bullying is no longer limited to schoolyards or street corners. Cyberbullying can occur anywhere, even at home, via email, texts, cell phones, and social media websites 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with potentially hundreds of people involved. For those who suffer cyberbullying, the effects can be devastating, leaving you feeling hurt, humiliated, angry, depressed, or even suicidal. But no type of bullying should ever be tolerated. These tips can help you protect yourself or your child online and deal with the growing problem of cyberbullying. Read more ›