Bullying is the repetitive unwanted and/or aggressive behavior used to intimidate another. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.
My Health Alberta
My Health Alberta provides some general information about bullying.
Alberta Human Services
Various resources and supports, including prevention tools, are found on this page. Additionally, the below tip sheets are provided:
- Adult Prevention Strategies
- Bullying Prevention in Sports
- Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
- Healthy Relationships
- Homophobic Bullying: Tips for Youth
- Homophobic Bullying: Tips for Parents
- Respecting Cultural Diversity
- Transphobic Bullying
- Youth Prevention Strategies
Alberta Government Bullying Prevention
Bullying information helpline for parents and teachers by the Alberta Government.
Information about bullying and bullying prevention programs are found on this page.
Get Cyber Safe
Online safety tips are provided from the Government of Canada.
RCMP Bullying and Cyber Bullying
The RCMP has a page with information about bullying, the legal impacts, and what you can do.
Information for Kids and Teens
Kids Help Phone
The info booth has information about what bullying is and some strategies that can help you if you are being bullied at school or in your community. You'll also learn about what to do if you've witnessed bullying, or if you are bullying others.
Play as your favourite S-Team Hero and learn how to stop bullying.
Need Help Now
This site helps teens stop the spread of sexual pictures or videos and provides support along the way.
Information for Parents
Parents can learn about cyberbullying and ways to protect their child from Media Smarts.
Prevnet aims to educate about and prevent bullying across Canada.
Canadian Red Cross
Information for parents, youth, educators, and First Nations Communities about bullying is provided by Canadian Red Cross.
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Coloroso draws upon her decades of experience in this guide about the many aspects of bullying.
Bullying No More offers parents techniques to recognize and understand bullying. Prevention and intervention strategies are also presented.
Young girls face many friendship and relationship challenges. This book provides tools to help your girls become stronger, happier, and better able to enjoy friendships at school and beyond.
This comprehensive guide for teens uses real life examples and stories to illustrate the tips for dealing with harassment.
Written for LGBT youth, this collection of essays and stories offers encouragement for those who are being bullied.
This middle grade guide utilizes cartoons and humor to teach kids how to safely stand up against bullying and support kids who are targeted.
In this story about Katie, a reformed bully, kids are provided with real life tools they can use to identify and stop relational aggression.
Elementary aged students can learn about the difference between tattling and telling in this story about Joseph and his lunchroom bully.
Noni learns how to speak up for her friend Hector who is being bullied in this book written for pre-school/ early elementary aged children.
Llama Llama is being teased and he isn't sure what to do. Preschool aged children can learn about coping with bullies in this simple picture book.
Thank you to our friends from Canadian Red Cross, Calgary Public Library, CAYAC, Mood, Anxiety, and Psychosis Services, Healthy Minds/Healthy Children - Outreach and Continuing Education, and Reproductive Health, Healthy Children and Families for their contributions.
This material is designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.
For more information contact the Child Health Information Specialist at 403-955-7745 or firstname.lastname@example.org