VICTIMS HELP DIRECTORY

Are you being bullied or looking for resources to help with bulling issues?
Below we have included an extensive list including emergency hotlines, medical professionals, educational resources and more. Cant find what your looking for? Contact Generations Against Bullying for assistance. We are here to help.

RESOURCES MENU

BULLYING

One thing is crystal-clear about bullying, you and other victims are not the problem. If you need to talk to someone, these resources provide help and support from people who understand

Crisis Call Center

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-8255
TEXT / SMS: 839863
crisiscallcenter.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-TALK (8255)
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

THE TREVOR LIFELINE

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
thetrevorproject.org

Hope Center

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-442-HOPE (4673)
hopeline.com/

Bullying Research

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
www.cdc.gov

CYBERBULLYING

The following resources provide helpful information on cyber-bullying and electronic aggression

Survey: Student Cyber-Bullying

Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2011 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

US Department of Education Report (PDF)

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

This resource provided by OnlineSchools.org includes sections about Prevalence of Bullying and Cyberbullying, The Rise of Cyberbullying, Victims of Bullying, Effects of Bullying, Prevention of Bullying and Cyberbullying and Additional Resources
Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

BULLYING YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS

Children with disabilities—such as physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional, and sensory disabilities—are at an increased risk of being bullied. Any number of factors— physical vulnerability, social skill challenges, or intolerant environments—may increase the risk. Here are some educational tools provided by StopBullying.gov

DISABILITIES

Resources to help kids with disabilities who are bullied. Learn More: Creating a Safe Environment for Youth with Disabilities

FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS LAWS AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES

in some cases, bullying overlaps with discriminatory harassment when it is based on race, national origin, color, sex, age, disability, or religion. Learn More: Federal Civil Rights Laws and Youth with Disabilities

SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS

Education for kids and teachers about students’ special health needs and the dangers associated with certain actions and exposures that can help keep kids safe. Learn More at Creating a Safe Environment for Youth with Special Health Needs

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Bullying and Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs: Open Guide (PDF)
Keeping Students with Disabilities Safe from Bullying: Open Article

SENIOR BULLYING

SENIOR BULLYING: RETIREMENT LIVING

The word bullying usually conjures images of mean-spirited adolescents cornering another child in the school corridor, but bullying is not limited to children. It can be a concern for seniors as well, especially those living in senior communities. Learn More at: retirement-living.com

LGBTQ BULLYING

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

The process of understanding and expressing one’s sexual orientation and gender identity is unique to each individual. It is not a one-time event and personal, cultural, and social factors may influence how one expresses their sexual orientation and gender identity. learn More at: Youth.gov

SCHOOL VIOLENCE

In addition to family, counselors and school officials, there are many helpful resources for you to get information on, and report, school violence. Here are some trusted resources

Crisis Call Center

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-8255
TEXT / SMS: 839863
crisiscallcenter.org

Thursday's Child

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-872-5437
thursdayschild.org

Break the Cycle

Founded in 1996, Break the Cycle engages, educates and empowers young people to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence. Learn more at breakthecycle.org

SPEAK UP Against Gun Violence

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 866-SPEAK-UP (773-2587)
bradycampaign.org

FAMILY RESOURCES

Morningside Recovery

Abuse can affect the lives of people regardless of age, gender or social status. Although people most often associate abuse with physical violence, it can come in many different forms including verbal abuse.. Learn More at morningsiderecovery.com

Burning Tree Ranch

Family systems therapy, also known as family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy focusing on fostering change and development in families and couples in intimate relationships. Learn More at burningtreeranch.com

Teen Health & Wellness

The award-winning Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national, and provincial standards, including Common Core Health and Science.
 Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ issues. Learn More at teenhealthandwellness.com

DEPRESSION

Crisis Call Center

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-8255
TEXT / SMS: 839863
crisiscallcenter.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-TALK (8255)
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

THE TREVOR LIFELINE

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
thetrevorproject.org

Hope Center

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-442-HOPE (4673)
hopeline.com/

STRESS AND ANXIETY

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health Information Center
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
CALL: 866-615-6464
nimh.nih.gov

NMHA

National Mental Health Association Hotline
Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
CALL: 800-273-TALK (8255)
http://www.nmha.org/

COUNSELING SERVICES

HOPE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Dr. Sheila Gissibl founded Hope for a Better Tomorrow with a vision and mission to bring Holistic Health to Patient care. In previous treatment settings she found herself frustrated at the lack of collaboration and microscope approach to healthcare. Therefore, she set out to treat people Holistically (whole person), incorporating any practices that may help her clients achieve health and wellness, emotionally and physically. Give it a try and feel the Holistic difference!

AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL CLINICS, S.C.

American Behavioral Clinics, S.C. (ABC) has established a reputation of providing caring and compassionate psychiatric and behavioral health services with a commitment to quality care. With years of experience, our clinical and specialized services provide individuals the opportunity to receive a full continuum of psychiatric and behavioral health care.

Rawhide Counseling Services

rawhide.org

Kenosha County Division of Health

Debbie Rueber, B.S. CHES
262-605-6722
262-605-6715

Lutheran Social Services

lsswis.org

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