What is Bullying?
It's usually defined as behaviour that is;
- Intended to hurt someone either physically or emotionally
- Often aimed at certain groups, eg because of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. These are also know as hate crimes
Bullying can take many forms and can include;
- Physical assault
- Name calling
- Making threats
- Cyberbullying - bullying via online or digital devices (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat)
If you are being bullied:-
- Remember you are not alone
- Talk to a parent, teacher or friend. Let someone know. Don't suffer in silence.
- Contact childline on 0800 1111
- Block all communication from the bully. Don't give them access.
- Walk away
If you are experiencing bullying, you are not alone. We are here to keep you safe and want you to contact us if you are the victim of any type of crime. If you do not want to speak to us, you can contact Childline to talk to someone who can assist you.
Remember - You are not alone, talk to someone about the bullying.
Click the buttons below to dial directly from your device.