The first step to changing your behaviour is recognising it – so you have made a start.

Everyone has the right to feel safe

Everyone has the right to feel safe at school and at other places. Have you been bullying others?

Have you left people out, sent unwanted messages, been threatening or physically or emotionally hurtful?

Why have you been acting this way? You can change your behaviour and you can receive support if there has been anything concerning you which has prompted you to act like this.

Why is bullying unacceptable?

Bullying can seriously impact upon people’s lives. People who are being bullied may experience:

Support is available

Is there an adult you trust who you can talk to about what has been happening? Perhaps a parent, an aunt or uncle, or a teacher?

Childline is always here to listen to you and support you. You can contact Childline at any time.

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