Teachers and school personnel are often the first to notice the signs of bullying and cyberbullying among students. Click below to learn more about what you can do to help!


Being a parent is tough enough. Keeping up with what your kids are doing online is another challenge. Check out our materials and strategies to help you protect your children.


Are you a teen who is being cyberbullied? Do you see it happening at your school? Do you want to do something about it? Click below for ways to protect yourself and others from cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying Stories

"I was on aim minding my own business, and then all of a sudden a screen name I didn't recognize popped up. They started to talk to me and call me really horrible names. I felt like crying. I asked who it was a bunch of times and all they said was "none of your business." I blocked them but they always made a different screen name. I remember every word they said to me. I will never ever let it go because from that day on I was harassed badly and still never figured out who it was." - 11 year-old girl from CA

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"The School District of Lee County thanks Dr. Hinduja for an outstanding workshop on cyberbullying. The audience included school and district administrators, attorney for the schools, school resource officers from law enforcement agencies, teachers and counselors. He provided exceptional information to a group that had a variety of needs without losing any of his audience. By using a mixture of powerpoints, videos and group activities, he kept everyone engaged, on task and communicated a wealth of pertinent and timely information."

Jean Campbell - Coordinator, Safe & Drug-Free Schools, School District of Lee County

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Recent Media Mentions

Cyberbullying Research Center, #startswithus -
Oct 20, 2014 11:21 AM
(KTVI)- Dr. Sameer Hinduja is the Co-Director of the Cyberbulling Research Center. He spoke with FOX 2's Lisa Hart about their local workshop that ties into the 'Character Goes Viral' program to prevent cyberbullying. Dr. Hinduja's three hour workshop (read more...)
Online harassment is routine among adults - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Oct 22, 2014 11:45 PM
“It's much easier for us to be mean online than in a face-to-face situation,” said Justin Patchin, a professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and co-founder of the online Cyberbullying Research Center. “It's that ...and (read more...)
How to deal with cyberbullying: Tips for parents - ChicagoNow (blog)
Oct 16, 2014 2:27 AM
Justin Patchin, Ph.D., and Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., co-directors of the Cyberbullying Resource Center, answered this question in their document "Responding to Cyberbullying: 10 Tips for Parents." Dr. Patchin graciously allowed me to share those tips. 1.and (read more...)
KISD cyberbulling seminar helps parents prevent issue - Your Houston News
Sep 29, 2014 11:10 PM
Dr. Sameer Hinduja shares with parents and staff members on how to prevent cyberbullying during a seminar hosted by Klein ISD on Tuesday, Sept. ... Hinduja is a professor at Florida Atlantic University and co-director of the cyberbullying research (read more...)
A Shocking Number Of Tween Girls Face Cyberbullying - Business Insider
Oct 14, 2014 8:59 PM
Cyberbullying, particularly over mobile, is an unfortunate trend. According to the Cyberbullying Research Center (CRC), over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, which is why bullying over that medium is so common. And based to the latest data from ...and (read more...)

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