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Violence, Abuse and Bullying

Gangs, abuse, bullying: teens are sometimes faced with violence in their lives. Here are resources to help you deal when people want to hurt you.

  • Bam! Guide to Getting Along
    What should you do when someone takes your seat or shoves you in line; or someone asks you to do something you don't want to do? This guide can help.
  • Heather's Voice
    Heather was 20 years old when she was murdered by her boyfriend. This site tells her story and gives other victims of domestic violence a place to tell theirs.
  • Love is Respect
    The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline's site is full of information to help you form a healthy relationship, or get out of a dangerous one.
  • MedlinePlus: Teen Violence
    Articles and other resources about teen violence.
  • RespectRX: Self Defense
    Learn simple ways to protect yourself.
  • STOP Cyberbullying
    Bullying doesn't have to be physical - it can be done online as well. Find out about cyberbullying here.
  • Stop Bullying Now!
    Are you being bullied? Are you a bully? Find out how to stop it.
  • Teens Against Gang Violence
    TAGV empowers youth leaders by providing them with the knowledge and tools to educate others about non-violence.
  • TeensHealth: Someone at School Has a Weapon
    You see it, or you hear about it. What should you do?
  • That's Not Cool
    Your cell phone, IM and social networks are extensions of who you are. If people are making you feel uncomfortable online, that's not cool.