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More Ways to Get Help With Bullying

When bullying becomes extreme or you feel like you have tried everything and nothing seems to be working, don’t give up. There are still ways to get help. This guide will help you think about the problem you are having and give you specific actions you can take to help yourself.

You have tried some of the ideas listed on Girls Guide to End Bullying and nothing is working.

Tell an adult:

Continue to tell as many people as possible until someone listens to you!

Avoid where the bully is hanging out as much as you can.

Learn to defend yourself.

Ask your parents if you can install a safekidzone application on your phone which links you to your parents and other safety nets 24/7

Talk to your parents about changing schools or being homeschooled.

Talk to your parents about seeing a counselor outside of school. Counselors can help talk to you about how you are feeling and what you are thinking. They can help relieve some of the stress or anxiety you may be experiencing.


If there has been a crime or you are at immediate risk of harm.

One-hour training:

  • Lesson plans for The Girls Guide
  • Anti-bullying information for teachers
  • Many other resources and support materials

If you feel down, sad, or anxious. You are struggling in school or at home.

When someone is being bullied these feelings are normal. Bullying can make you feel pretty bad about yourself, but there are ways to get help. The best thing to do is talk to someone close to you and tell them what is going on. If you do not feel comfortable there are online resources for teens.

Teen Line

  • An online forum where teens and other professionals are there to help.
  • Message boards – read through questions others have asked or ask your own.
  • Text “Teen” to 839863 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and receive help and advice from peer counselors.
  • Call 1-800-852-8336. This is a line for helping teens – open 9 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Your Life Iowa

  • Call: 1-855-581-8111 (24/7)
  • Text: 1-855-859-TEXT (2pm - 10pm)
  • Chat with a counselor (24/7)
  • Offering support to teens dealing with bullying (do not have to be a resident of Iowa)

  • Call: 1-855-201-2121
  • Text: 20121
  • Chat with a counselor
  • Counselors are available 24/7 to talk with teens who are dealing with problems with bullying and other issues

STOMP Out Bullying

  • 1-855-790-4357
  • Helps teens 13 and older with issues of being bullied and cyber bullied
  • Free and confidential chat with counselors.
  • - visit their website
  • Also offers a live online chat with a counselor.


If you feel hopless, helpless, and may even be thinking about suicide.

You need to tell someone right away. There are a lot of ways to let someone know you are feeling. Tell any of the following people:

If you do not feel comfortable telling someone you know, there are hotlines you can call:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide Hotline

STOMP Out Bullying

BRAVE - Building respect, acceptance, and voice through education

LiveWire - Peer support, Emergency Help, Hotline, Teen Resources


If you are unable to get through to anyone call the nearest local hospital or call 911