HOW TO PREVENT BULLYING
This is the bullying hotline for Boston Public Schools. It is okay to keep yourself safe! It's not okay to let people hurt you. You can call or text this number 24/7. Do not hesitate to call/text!
HOW TO RESPOND TO BULLYING
Steps to take if you witness bullying.
Step 1: Break up the situation - help out do not be a bystander
Step 2: Talk to the bully and let them know that it is not right
Step 3: Take the person being bullied to the nurse
Step 4: Let someone who has authority know what took place
Steps to take if you are being bullied.
Step 1: Tell them to stop bothering you
Step 2: Give them another warning
Step 3: Walk away and tell a teacher
Step 4: Create distance. It does not mean you are a coward - it means you respect your space and you don't allow the bully to invade your space
Step 5: Help the bully calm down. You can do things like ask them what is wrong, have them explain why they are angry