Stop Bullying...Take A Stand!
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Interview with Erika Harold, Miss America 2003
How Sherwood High School Got Started | What To Do If You're Being Bullied
What Bystanders Can Do | CyberBullying
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What To Do If You're Being Bullied

You don't just have to suck it up or give in to it. There ARE things you can do to protect yourself:

  • Don't ignore it.

  • Don't fight back. Becoming a bully yourself will not make the situation better.

  • Try to not to show anger or fear. Bullies like to see that they can upset you.

  • Calmly tell the bully to stop, or just say nothing and walk away.

  • If the bullying continues, keep a record of the incidents to show to a parent or teacher.

  • Tell your parents, or any other adults you trust. If you decide to tell someone from your school, like a teacher or counselor, remember that telling is not tattling.

  • Remember: nobody is going to blame you for what is happening and you don't have to go through it alone.

  • Don't isolate yourself from your friends. They can help you get through it.