Term Bullying Helplines
Code RP-1500.1400-100
Definition Programs that provide immediate assistance for people who have witnessed, are experiencing or are affected by verbal, physical or social bullying, or cyberbullying. Included may be short-term emotional support, resources and community referrals, and steps to ensure the person's safety. The service is generally free and confidential and may offer peer support, particularly to youth. Helpline staff are generally available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.
Created 8/6/12
Changed 2/21/19
Use References Bullying Hotlines
See Also References Bullying Counseling (RP-1400.8000-120)
Bullying Prevention (FN-1500.1000)
Bullying Support Groups (PN-8100.1100)
External Classification Terms Crisis Intervention (NPC F02)
Crisis Intervention Hot Line (UW
Hotlines & Crisis Intervention (NTE F40)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Emergency and Crisis Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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