Additional Resources and Partners

More information to help you stand up to bullying in your community.

If you are facing any kind of stress, harassment or feelings of hopelessness, don’t wait another moment to reach out for help. Here are some great organizations that can help you now: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255), The Trevor Project (1-866-488-7386) and the Jed Foundation

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I’m Being Bullied: Resources for Resolution

Share Your Story

Tell your story about bullying and let the world know standing up starts now.

Share your own story

Are you in an environment that is hostile? Are other people or another person targeting you or a part of your identity for malicious behavior? If you feel in immediate danger, please contact someone in a position of authority immediately. If you are looking for organizations suggested by the Tyler Clementi Foundation to assist you in finding a resolution, please find that list below:

tcf-resource-dosomething-300x239Visit DoSomething.org to hear well known figures and celebrities share their Upstander stories. Everyone has been impacted by bullying, and these testimonials will inspire you that you are not alone and you will get through it!

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Champions Against Bullying is committed to creating a society where every child has the opportunity to develop, learn and thrive in an environment without fear, without violence and without limitation.

tcf-resource-nomeangirls-236x236#NoMeanGirls Campaign is dedicated to stopping psychological violence. Don’t be a mean girl. Use your superpowers for good!

Anti-Defamation LeagueCheck out the Anti-Defamation League’s Bullying Toolkit to learn more about your rights and resources for online and offline bullying. You can also track all state bullying prevention statutes in this ADL spreadsheet.

My Child is Being Bullied: Resources for Parents and Educators

Start on #Day1

Bring your classroom or community together to stand against bullying.

Download your #Day1 Toolkit

It is one of parenting’s biggest challenges to know your child is or could be bullied in an environment, and feel powerless to stop it. The Tyler Clementi Foundation wants to ensure you have the tools to facilitate safety and security for your children, and in addition to our #Day1 Campaign, we suggest these following organizations and resources. If you have any additional suggestions for resources, please contact us and share them.

tcf-resource-end-400x400End to Cyberbullying is a non-profit organization, designed to combat cyberbullying in this modern age.

tcf-resource-bullybust-393x353BullyBust – promoting a Community of Upstanders is a nationwide bully prevention campaign that supports students and adults to become Upstanders.

tcf-resource-nobully-322x152NoBully is an evidence based program that leverages student empathy to stop bullying and cyberbullying.

Kidpower - Supporter of #Day1 from the Tyler Clementi Foundation
Kidpower teaches child protection and personal safety skills to adults and children to prevent bullying, abuse, abduction and other violence in 16 different countries worldwide!

Serendipitydodah - a Private Facebook group for Christman mothers of LGBTI youth
Serendipitydodah for Moms is a private Facebook group created as an extension of the Serendipitydodah blog. The group is secret so that only members can find it or see what is posted in the group. Contact Liz Dyer for access to the group at lizdyer55@gmail.com.

Mental Health Resources

Feeling alone? Need help? Are you thinking about hurting yourself?

Trevor Project
Decide to give it another day and call the Trevor Project at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

National Suicide Prevention LifelineDecide to give it another day and call the National Suicide Prevention Center at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Someone will answer who can talk to you confidentially.

Please reach out because you matter. You are a valuable, loved and precious person. If you feel like you’re running out of options, sad or isolated because of bullying, harassment or humiliation, you are not alone.

The JED Foundation
The Jed Foundation is the nation’s leading organization that works to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students.

Talking About
Talking About Suicide and LGBT Populations provides detailed recommendations for more safely discussing suicide in public conversations and social media, while at the same time expanding public conversations about the well-being of LGBT people, promoting the need for family support and acceptance, and encouraging help-seeking by LGBT people who may be contemplating suicide.

Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The National Foundation for Suicide Prevention is created to raise awareness, offer support, fund research and call for action in regard to advancing a national response to the problem of suicide.

For more information about Bullying and Suicide visit SAMHSA.gov (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration): “It is potentially harmful to suggest that bullying frequently leads to suicide when, in fact, the connection between bullying and suicide is very complex.”

Learn PsychologyFollow Learn Psychology to read guides that examine bullying with psychology and mental health trends!

Additional Programs

Take the Upstander Pledge

Make a commitment to speak out against bullying, then print it out and hang the Pledge on your wall!

Take the Pledge

These additional programs and partners are invaluable resources to learn about bullying or assess your own environment’s capacity to prevent bullying. The first step to making the world a better place and prevent the hostility that fosters bullying begins with you, and the Tyler Clementi Foundation wants you to have those tools. Please review them and if you have any additional suggestions for resources, please contact us and share them.

Teaching Tolerance
Let’s Talk! Discussing Race, Racism and Other Difficult Topics with Students from Teaching Tolerance – a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center – is an incredible guide on how to talk openly about social inequality and discrimination. Learn how to communicate about such topics as white privilege, police violence, economic inequality, and mass incarceration with skills and courage. An incredible guide for educators, parents and youth alike!

tcf-resource-famacceptance-320x169The Family Acceptance Project offers a free, downloadable book for families: Supportive Families, Healthy Children: Helping Families with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Children. These booklets are available in English, Spanish and Chinese and include family stories that research has shown to be related to self-esteem and positive development. An amazing resource for every parent, and the best part: did we mention it’s a free download?!

tcf-resource-bystander-425x257Bystander Revolution is a crowd-sourced collection of simple things you can do to take the power out of bullying.

PACER provides on-line access to U.S. Appellate, District, and Bankruptcy court records and documents nationwide.

Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. Help stop bullying at school, online, and in the community. For more information, visit StopBullying.gov

The Accredited Schools Online Bullying Awareness Guidebook contains great information for educators and parents, including answers to your frequently asked questions about bullying, and feedback from the leading bullying experts!

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