October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Stop Bullying on the Spot
When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.
Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.
Discover your role in bullying prevention! Learn how to take a public health approach to bullying prevention and earn continuing education credits. Read more
State Laws & Policies
State and local lawmakers have taken action to prevent bullying and protect children. Find out how your state refers to bullying in its laws and policies. Read more
What Schools Can Do
School staff can help prevent bullying by establishing and enforcing rules and policies that clearly describe how students are expected to treat each other. Read more
What Kids Can Do
Are you being bullied? Do you see bullying at your school? There are things you can do to keep yourself and the kids you know safe from bullying. Read more