Bullying.co.uk offers advice and support if you or someone to know is experiencing bullying. Bullying affects lots of people and can happen anywhere: at school, travelling to and from school, in friendship or family groups or in the workplace.
There is no legal definition of bullying. But it is usually defined as repeated behaviour which is intended to hurt someone either emotionally or physically, and is often aimed at certain people because of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation or any other aspect such as appearance or disability.
For support and advice you can call the helpline or email them. You can also contact them via their live chat talk to us online - Monday to Friday between 1.30pm and 9pm.
0808 800 2222
Twitter: @bullyinguk Facebook:@bullyinguk
Chathealth (NHS service)
ChatHealth is a for young people to get advice and support around health related issues directly from the School Health Service.
It is a safe and secure messaging service which protects confidentiality and anonymity. Young people aged between 11 and 16 can text for advice on all kinds of health issues, such as sexual health, emotional health and wellbeing, bullying, healthy eating and any general health concerns.
The service is provided Monday to Friday 9am-4pm including school holidays. You simply text 07507330205
Text 07507 330 205
Childline is a free and confidential service where you can talk about anything troubling you. If you're being bullied, feeling worried or unsafe, Childline can help you. They understand that bullying can happen anywhere and be about anything, so they offer advice about different types of bullying whether you're being bullied online, at school, or in friendship or family groups.
Childline's counsellors are trained staff and volunteers from all different ages and backgrounds. What they all have in common is that they want to help young people.
Chat via their online 1-2-1 chat
1 Sickle St, Manchester M2 1DL
National bullying Helpline
They are a nationally recognised advice centre, endorsed by The Employment Tribunal Service, ACAS, Citizens Advice, OFSTED, The Samaritans, UK Employment Law Solicitors, NHS and other UK employers in the public and private sector - and you.
The helpline offers support to both adults and children struggling with bullying issues, whatever the nature, whether the bullying is in the home, community, playground, workplace or online.
The helpline is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
FREEPHONE: 0300 323 0169 TELEPHONE: 0845 225 5787
Twitter: @NationalEcrime Facebook:@nationalbullyinghelpline
Head office: PO Box 1276, Swindon SN25 4UX
Shout by mental health innovations
Mental Health Innovations is the charity behind Shout 85258. Shout is a free 24/7 text service for anyone who is struggling to cope with bullying and their mental health. It allows you to find and receive mental health support anytime day or night. You can simply and discreetly communicate with trained crisis volunteers by text message. They can offer support and provide signposting to other services that offer specialist support and ongoing help in your local area.
Shout can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.
Simply text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.
Stockport Academy offers their students and their parents information around how their anti bullying policy and how they'll support you should you or your child be experiencing bullying.
0161 286 0330
Stockport Academy, Heathbank Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport, SK3 0UP
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. If you are experiencing bullying in particular, you can contact the Young Minds team via their 24/7 text support where trained volunteers will be on hand to help. The team at Young Minds understand that finding the right support and how important it is to talk about the bullying you're experiencing. If you need support, simply text YM to 85258
Bullying affects over one million young people every year, and anyone can be bullied. Young Minds also include lots of useful advice and support on their website.
Simply text 'YM' to 85258