Cyberbullying Prevention Tips

Cyberbullying Prevention Tips and Resources By Lisa-Michelle Kucharz

Lisa-Michelle is dedicated to cyberbullying and online abuse prevention advocacy. She has teamed up with legislators and advocates to review current laws, prevention and victim support initiatives, and best practices. She is a member of the New York Cyber Abuse Task Force and served as an executive board member of #ICANHELP. She has provided resources and guidance to individuals, schools, and organizations to promote cyber-safety, help diminish cyberbullying, and foster communication with empathy, kindness, and respect.

Prevention Tips

For Youth

For Parents

For Everyone

Help Lines

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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

The Long Island Coalition Against Bullying (LICAB)

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Legislation Signed By Governor!

On October 20, 2021, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation focusing on online safety, including S623/A2206 to create a task force to explore cyberbullying and S2956A/A324 to include the production or dissemination of intimate images in the definition of coercion.

After four years of cyberbullying prevention advocacy, while working with elected officials and their teams, and doing my best to rally community leaders, advocates, parents, students, educators, and anyone who would listen, S623/A2206 was signed into law!

During the first hour after finding out, I went through a wide range of emotions from shocked to happy to excited to satisfied to overcome with tears of joy. Since then, I have been filled with gratitude that we reached this moment. Read More