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UK sources of information and / or support

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Anti-bullying Network

The Scottish Executive has established the Network so that teachers, parents and young people can share ideas about how bullying should be tackled. It is freely open to all.

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Beat Bullying

Beat bullying aims to reduce and prevent the incidence and impact of bullying, (physical, emotional, verbal, genderised, racist, inter-faith, homophobic) between young people.

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Bullying UK

Founded in 1999 by a journalist and her son as a direct result of their experience of dealing with school bullying. Since the charity was founded it has replied to thousands of emails, many of them from parents and children in total despair.

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Bullying - Responding Helpfully to Children and Young People who have been Bullied by Others.

Information from HandsOnScotland

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Bullying - Information from the Department for Education

This web site is intended to show pupils, their families and teachers how to tackle a problem that has gone on for far too long.

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Bullying Online

Web site of the UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line, and a leading resource on bullying and related issues. Also contains pages on workplace violence, domestic abuse, trauma, PTSD, suicide, child bullying, bullying in schools, child suicide, stalking, and more.

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A free, national helpline for children and young people in danger or distress.

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Forces Helpline

Website provided by ex-forces personnel to help address any bully or bullying issues you may be experiencing or have experienced whilst serving in the Navy, Army or Royal Air Force.Within the website you will find a comprehensive list of useful contacts as well as a straightforward easy to use set of direct links to websites of other well established organisations. This allows access to a vast amount of information and advice from a wide range of providers.

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Generation Youth Issues

A site for young people, parents and carers with sections on children's rights, youth and crime, free play, bullying and education.

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Hopeline Videos

Mail order distributer of videos on a variety of issues dealing with education, preventative health and disability. Most were originally broadcast on British television. A video on bullying is available.

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Kidscape trains a range of groups including care professionals, teachers,and social workers to protect young people. It produces literature, video's,DVDs and other material designed to give children practical advice to dealwith a wide variety of personal safety issues including bullying, abduction,danger from known adults, and getting lost.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7331 (v7)
Last Checked:
19 July 2012

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