We chatted to a bunch of young people who had all experienced bullying and they all agreed on one thing: talking was the thing that helped them more than anything else.
Getting support helps
- Having support of family and friends worked the best.
- Talking was useful in being able to accept the fact bullying had happened and move on.
- A school counsellor could be a good option for support.
- Talking about bullying to someone you trust can feel like a weight lifted off your chest
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 you're not ready to talk to family or friends, you can share your story anonymously on the ReachOut Forums.
- Look after yourself. Check out this article for our top 5 tips.