Help protect your child from cyberbullying

From Public Safety Canada

Cyberbullying is serious — but it can be stopped.

Most youth spend a lot of time online. There is a good chance your child has witnessed, been the target of, or even been cyberbullied themselves. There are actions you can take to prepare and protect your child in case it ever happens to them.

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is using computers, smartphones, or other connected devices to embarrass, hurt, humiliate, torment, threaten or harass someone online. It is a serious issue that we can stop together.

Learn more about cyberbullying

Take action to stop cyberbullying

Your child is being cyberbullied

Support your child by learning the warning signs, keeping lines of communication open, and being ready to take action.

Prepare your child against cyberbullying

Help your child be ready to deal with cyberbullying by talking to them about online safety and how to respond to cyberbullying.

You think your child is a cyberbully

Take steps to address your child’s actions by talking with them, monitoring their online behaviour, and ensuring they understand the seriousness of cyberbullying.

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