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Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Safety & General Information > What you need to know about Bullying What you need to know about Bullying

Bullying, once thought a rite of passage, is now seen as a devastating form of abuse that can have long-term effects on youthful victims.  It can rob them of self-esteem, isolate them from their peers, cause them to drop out of school, and even prompt health problems and suicide. To better understand bullying and for some tips to help bully-proof your child, the Indiana Department of Child Services encourages parents, educators and community members to check out the resources below. 

Bullying, National Crime Prevention Council

Bullying Prevention & Intervention in Indiana

Bully Police USA: Indiana

Indiana Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

Bullying Statistics

BULLYING Information and Resources to Help Prevent the Serious Problem of Bullying

Dealing With Bullying

8 Effective Ways to Bully-Proof Your Child

National Bullying Prevention Center

Silencing Cyberbullies, National Education Association

Stop Bullying Now

Recognize Signs of Bullying