Cyberbullying Prevention Tips and Resources

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 served as an executive board member of #ICANHELP and 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

If You Are Experiencing Cyberbullying

Witnesses Become Upstanders

When You Are Engaging in Cyberbullying

For Parents

Digital Citizen Pledge

Signs Your Child Make Be Experiencing Cyberbullying

Take Action When Your Child Experiences Cyberbullying

What If Your Child Is Engaging In Cyberbullying

For Everyone

Documentation

Engaging Law Enforcement

Online Privacy

Help Lines

Stomp Out Bullying HelpChat Line

stopbullying.gov Get Help Now

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Long Island Coalition Against Bullying (LICAB)

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New York State Passes Bill to Create Cyberbullying Task Force

May 26, 2021 — I’m thrilled to share that the bill to create a cyberbullying task force passed in the New York State Senate today and Assembly two weeks ago — both with overwhelming support! Next step . . . the governor’s desk!

It’s a very surreal moment, a blend of elation and other emotions, after several years of advocacy and partnering with legislators to reach this point. When I experienced cyberstalking and harassment, two things were clear: first, I couldn’t fathom how youth experiencing cyberbullying could handle similar treatment; second, I was going to do something about it.

There’s a fine balance of patience and diligence in advocacy. It took four years of reaching out to New York State legislators and other elected officials — asking for their attention, support, and action. Four years of engaging community leaders, parents, students, educators, and anyone who would listen to me — sharing information on how to prevent and handle cyberbullying, and asking them to join me in persuading legislators to support the bill. Read More