Cyberbullying Prevention and Online Abuse Resources

Cyberbullying prevention and online harassment resources are critical to avoiding and ending online abuse, but often are difficult to find, which can lead to frustration. Here’s a list of organizations, books, articles, programs, speakers, and other resources to help navigate common challenges and provide valuable information:

Cyberbullying and Online Abuse Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

  • Call or Text 988
  • For the Deaf + Hard of Hearing — For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988
  • Veterans Crisis Line — Text 838255
  • Línea 988 de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis — Text Envía “AYUDA” al 988

Cyberbullying Research Center

New York Cyber Abuse Task Force

Tyler Clementi Foundation

Bullying Prevention Hub by Facebook and Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Twitter Help Center – Online Abuse

Stomp Out Bullying HelpChat Line Get Help Now

Family Online Safety Institute

Cyber Civics

Without My Consent

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Internet Safety for Kids



The Long Island Coalition Against Bullying

Stalking Safety Planning, National Domestic Violence Hotline

Books and Articles

“Nobody’s Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and Trolls,” by Carrie Goldberg Esq., 2019

“Scarlet Hashtag: Turn Your Public Shaming into Power,” Annie Seifullah, Esq.

“The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age,” Danielle Keats Citron, 2022

“Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate,” by Sue Scheff and Melissa Schorr, 2017

“Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World,” by Michele Borba, Ed.D., 2017

“End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy,” by Michele Borba, Ed.D., 2018

“It’s Cool To Be Kind,” by Linnea McFadden, 2017

“Cyberstalking,” by Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., March 2018

“Teens Talk: What Works To Stop Cyberbullying,” by Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., December 2017

“@Sophie Takes a #Selfie – Rules & Etiquette For Taking Good Care Before You Share,” by J. J. Cannon, 2014

“What Every Parent Needs to Know About Protecting Their Child From Cyberbullying,”, October 2017

“Best Apps and Products to Prevent Cyberbullying,” Parents Magazine, by Linda DiProperzio, August 2017

Programs and Speakers

Cyberbullying Research Center – Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., and Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Sue Scheff

Michele Borba

Linnea McFadden

Catherine Bosley

Tyler Clementi Foundation

The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassadors and Campaign

Anti-Bullying Alliance

Stomp Out Bullying

HEAR – Helping Everyone Achieve Respect – Bullying Prevention Programs for Schools

The Cybersmile Foundation

Stop Bullying Today

Sit With Us


Project Rockit

Champions Against Bullying

International Bullying Prevention Association

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