National Bullying Prevention Month
What Can Pediatricians Do to Help Stop Bullying?
The government website, StopBullying.gov, has a variety of resources to help prevent bullying. Learn more about cyberbullying and federal laws. Find information about what schools can do, and what kids can do.
Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy. Quick and consistent responses to bullying can stop bullying behavior over time.
Pediatricians Role to Help Stop Bullying
The Stopbullying.gov website include Research Resources that provide current research findings, evidence-based strategies, and data on bullying prevention. The resources can be used for bullying prevention by youth, parents, educators, youth-serving professionals, schools, health care providers, organizations, communities, and states. The fact sheets, research summaries and infographics can be shared, downloaded, and printed for distribution.