Cyberbullying for Youth

From Public Safety Canada

If you are active online, there is a good chance you have seen or heard of someone being cyberbullied, or maybe you’ve even been the target of it yourself. There are things you can do to protect yourself and take action if it happens to you or someone you know.

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is using computers, smartphones or other connected devices to embarrass, hurt, mock, threaten or be mean to someone online. It is a serious issue that we can stop.

Learn more about cyberbullying

If you are being cyberbullied

See what steps you can take to protect yourself and get help.

If someone you know is being cyberbullied

Learn what you can do to help support your friend and stop the bullying.

If your friend is a cyberbully

See how you can help everyone involved by saying something and seeking advice.

If you want to prevent cyberbullying

Find out how you can prevent cyberbullying by thinking about what you post and share online.

Features

Cyberbullying booklet for youth ages 12-13

Find additional information in this booklet for youth aged 12-13

Cyberbullying booklet for youth ages 14-15

Find additional information in this booklet for youth aged 14-15

Cyberbullying booklet for youth ages 16-17

Find additional information in this booklet for youth aged 16-17

Need help?

Talk to someone at Kids Help Phone—a free, 24/7 confidential counselling, information and referrals, and support service for young people.
KidsHelpPhone.ca
Text: 686868
Call: 1-800-668-6868

For more places to get help, Resources for Youth.

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