Bullying is not acceptable in any situation – at school, within a group of friends, online.

You may worry that telling someone will only make things worse, but one thing is sure – bottling things up inside is not going to make things better. If you want to talk to someone in confidence, you can always talk to a Childline counsellor – click here to visit the Childline site.

If you’re dealing with being picked on may help to understand what motivates people to bully.

When bullying takes place online it can feel worse – it can feel like there’s no safe space for you to go. Click here to find out some of the steps you can take to shut down online abuse.

There’s a ton of websites you can visit for more advice and support. Don’t suffer in silence, talk to someone, and figure out what can be done to take back control of your life.

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