What to do about bullying
If you are being bullied by another child please tell someone. Bullying can happen to anyone at any age, at school, at home, on the bus, in the street, online, or on your mobile phone. It might be that someone pushes you around, talks about you, teases you, makes fun of you, hits you or calls you names. No one has the right to hurt you or make you feel bad, and if you are being bullied you don't have to put up with it, you can talk to someone and get something done about it. Talk to a teacher, your mum, your dad, or someone else in your family. You could talk to someone at Childline - ring their freephone number 0800 1111.
Cyber bullying is when people are nasty online or on a mobile phone. It is against the law to bully someone in this way and it can be stopped.
Websites with more information and advice are:
- Cybermentors - this website is all about young people helping and supporting each other
- Thinkuknow - information for different age groups, and you can report abuse here
Yorkshire Mixtures Youth is a group for young people aged 13 to 19 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. The group meets regularly in Kirklees. For more information text LGBT YOUTH to 07979941718 or email email@example.com