uses cookies to give you the best experience. Find out more about cookies and your privacy in our policy.

Need a pick me up? Share a random word of kindness.


Carissa's bullying experience started at age four and continued all the way through high-school. Here’s how she coped with one of the toughest times in her life, and how she’s stronger now than she ever thought she could be.

Read the transcript.

What Carissa learned

  • Kate felt like she never had any friends, and was bullied since age 4.
  • She got help through her parents, who helped her find someone to talk to about bullying.
  • Through treatment and support, she has become a better person than she thought she could be.

What can I do now?

  • Our number 1 tip is to talk to someone about what you're going through. Rahart Adams breaks down the 5 key steps for you here.
  • If it’s been going on for a while and you don’t know what to do about it, then it’s probably time to get help from an expert. Find out how to get help here.
  • Use ReachOut NextStep to find the best support options for you.