bully; bullying; harass; harassment; SMS; e-mail; safe; safety; victim. ;
Bullying is verbal, emotional or physical abuse which is repeated and intended to hurt, frighten or threaten someone.
It is a form of violence and a way of having power over others. Bullying can happen to any child or teenager anywhere, at any time.
Information for children who are bullied or are bullies - on the Kid's health section of our website
To find out more
Parenting SA has a Parent Easy Guide Bullying which provides a lot of information about bullying and ideas on how to support children who are bullied.
Reachout for parents
Bullying no way A national coalition of educators working together to create safe learning environments www.bullyingnoway.gov.au
Headspace - the National Mental Health site for young people
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.