Organisations that can help you if you are being bullied
In addition to the list below, also see support for experiencing mental distress
Brook Advice offer a Young People's Information Service which can provide sexual health information through the helpline, secure on-line enquiry service, and text messaging service.
Helpline: 0808 8021234
Bullybusters operates a free anti-bullying helpline for anyone who’s been affected by bullying. It also has a website and message board, with sections specifically for children and young people.
Bullies Out provides help, support and information to individuals, schools, youth and community settings affected by bullying.
Bullying UK offers extensive practical advice and information for young people, and you can send them an email if you want more help.
Cybermentors is a website run by young people for young people. If you're being cyberbullied or bullied in any other way, you can log on to the site and chat to a cybermentor who will help you work out what to do next.
Cyber Smile offer advice and support for people affected by Cyber bullying.
Direct gov is the government website has a section on bullying for young people, including information on what to do about bullying.
EACH (Educational Action Challenging Homophobia) is a charity for young people and adults affected by homophobia. It has a telephone helpline for young people who are experiencing homophobic bullying, and for parents or teachers who want to report an incident of homophobic bullying.
Helpline: 0808 1000 143 on weekdays, 10am to 4pm. Calls are free from landlines and most mobiles.
Kidscape is a charity that was set up to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. The website has lots of advice for children and young people, including tips on what to do if you’re bullied, as well as advice on moving schools and making friends. They help people from every age group: children and young people from 6 to 19, concerned parents and grandparents, teachers and carers.
Helpline: 0845 22 55 787
Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum
Helpline: 028 9043 1123
WOMANKIND Worldwide has a section on sexual bullying, and a definition of the types of behavior that are considered to be sexual bullying.