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For Youth:

BAM! Guide to Getting Along
Tips for kids on staying cool and stopping a conflict before it starts.

How to Stop Bullying at School
You can be someone who stops bullying before it even starts.

Video: Be Someone’s Hero
About one in five teens reports being bullied, which is harmful but preventable. Anyone can stand up and speak out and be someone’s hero by safely intervening to stop bullying.
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FBI Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
FBI-SOS is a free, fun, and informative program that promotes cyber citizenship by educating students in third to eighth grades on the essentials of online security.

For Parents and Guardians:

Protecting Kids Online
Resources to help adults talk to kids about making safe and responsible decisions.

Technology and Youth (PDF)
Tips to maximize the benefits of technology and decrease its risks.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health
You want the best for your children or other dependents. You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help.

KnowBullying App
SAMHSA’s free KnowBullying app will help you boost your children’s confidence, resilience, and build effective strategies for facing bullying.

For Teachers, Coaches, and School Staff:

School Climate Improvement Resource Package
A variety of resources for stakeholders interested in improving school climate and helping students feel safe, supported, challenged, and accepted.

The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What It Means for Schools (PDF)
Concrete, action-oriented information based on the latest science to help you improve your schools’ understanding of and ability to prevent and respond to the problem of bullying and suicide-related behavior.

School-Based Bullying Prevention
A guide to implementing a program in your school that can prevent or intervene in bullying.

Addressing Anti-Semitism through Education Teaching Aids
Ten specialized teaching aids to address anti-Semitism by instilling the values of mutual respect and equality and promoting human rights, tolerance and critical thinking. 

For the General Public:

BE BEST
First Lady Melania Trump’s initiative focuses on some of the major issues facing children today, with the goal of encouraging children to BE BEST in their individual paths, while also teaching them the importance of social, emotional, and physical health.

Preventing Bullying
Fast facts on bullying, including statistics and prevention techniques.
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Preventing Bullying - Factsheet (PDF)
While the magnitude and types of bullying can vary across communities and demographic groups, bullying negatively impacts all youth involved—those who are bullied, those who bully others, and bystanders.
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A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors
Strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent youth violence and its consequences.
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Bullying Prevention and Resources to Aid Community-wide Efforts
Research-based resources give community leaders concrete tools to address, and ultimately, take steps to prevent bullying.

Assessing Prevention Capacity & Implementing Change (PDF)
Guidance to state health departments and others in determining bullying prevention strategies and enhancing partnerships to support bullying prevention efforts in schools, health care settings, communities, and with families and caregivers.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program
A national network of 61 coordinated task forces representing over 4,500 federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies, who are continually engaged in proactive and reactive investigations and prosecutions of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation involving the Internet.

VetoViolence
Tools, trainings, and resources designed to empower you and your partners to help reduce risks for violence and to increase what protects people and communities from it.

Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools (PDF)
Tools for researchers, prevention specialists, and health educators to measure a range of bullying experiences: bully perpetration, bully victimization, bully-victim experiences, and bystander experiences.

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