Other Places To Get Help
|American Psychological Association|
|750 First Street NE|
|Washington, DC 20002-4242|
The American Psychological Association provides information and brochures on a number of topics, including stress, anxiety, and depression. Visit www.apa.org/helpcenter for information on the mind/body connection, family and relationships, and how therapy works.
|Committee for Children|
|2815 Second Avenue|
|Seattle, WA 98121|
This nonprofit organization has programs for children from preschool through middle school. The website has information for parents and schools on many topics, including bullying, sexual abuse, early learning, and personal safety.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|Mental Health America|
|2000 North Beauregard Street, 6th Floor|
|Alexandria, VA 22311|
|Phone:||1-800-969-NMHA (1-800-969-6642) referral service for help with depression
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is a nonprofit agency devoted to helping people of all ages live mentally healthier lives. Its Web site has information about mental health conditions. It also addresses issues such as grief, stress, bullying, and more. It includes a confidential depression screening test for anyone who would like to take it. The short test may help you decide whether your symptoms are related to depression.
|200 Independence Avenue SW|
|Washington, DC 20201|
This website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It helps children and adults learn what bullying is, who's at risk, how to prevent it, and more.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 25, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
- Topic Overview
- Characteristics of Children Who Bully
- Characteristics of Children Who Are Bullied
- How Children Can Discourage Bullying
- What Children Should Do if They Are Bullied
- How Adults Can Help Stop Bullying
- The Role of Schools in Bullying
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