bullying

 

NJ Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention (website)

 

The mission of the NJ Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention is to increase community awareness of bullying as a common serious problem of school-age children and to advocate for the implementation of effective bullying prevention approaches in the State of New Jersey.

 

Online Schools (http://www.onlineschools.org/student-bullying-guide/)

 

Bullying among children and young adults has a marked and lasting impact on schools and communities. According to the most recent numbers by the National Center for Education, 28% of students aged 12-18 have experienced bullying first hand and over 43% have witnessed or experienced cyberbullying online.  This website is a comprehensive guide to bullying and cyberbullying.

 

 

resources

 

Selection of news stories related to teen bullying from the Huffington Post (website)

 

Teens Against Bullying (website)   

 

StopBullying.gov.  Practical ways to help stop bullying. (website)

 

When bullying Goes High Tech.  Bullying doesn't just happen in the schoolyard anymore.  (website)

 

How to stop bullies from bullying. (website)

parental support

 

PFLAG of Bergen County, NJ, support for parents of LGBTQ kids (website).  PFLAG, National (website)

 

transgender issues radio:


Answering Your Questions about Transgender People (pdf file)

 

Learn How to Respect Transgender People (website)

 

Transgender Legal Defense Fund (website)

 

rights of glbtq youth

 

Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, GLSEN, (website)

 

Gay, Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, GLADD, (website)

 

Lamda Legal Defense (website)

 

American Educational Gender Information Services (website)

 

The Point Foundation (website)

 

counselling services - glbtq friendly

 

A local New Jersey counseling and mental healthcare practice.  West Bergen Mental Healthcare (website)

 

Pride Institute at Summit Oaks Hospital (PDF)
 

The Trevor Project helps teenagers who are depressed and suicdal.  They also provide crisis intervention.  (website)

 

It Gets Better.  Their mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.  (website)

 


 

 

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