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It can be hard to know how to respond to a bullying situation. Sometimes it feels like there's no right answer or like you've tried every possible option. This can make you feel stuck, hopeless, alone and stressed.
Remember - being bullied is not your fault and there are things you can do to improve the situation. Take this quiz to find out which option suits you best.
It sounds like you feel safe and confident to stand up to the bullying, that's great! Watch this video for tips on how to go about this, and then continue with the quiz.
It's also important to talk to someone about what's going on.
Would you feel comfortable talking to someone?
If you don't feel confident to stand up to the bullying, or there isn't someone who'll have your back, it's best to ignore it. Find out the best way to go about this by watching this video.
If you've tried the blocking and reporting route but the bullying is still happening, you can try reporting it to the eSafety Commissioner.
If you're being bullied online, you can block the person to stop them from contacting you and report the bullying to the social media platform. Find out more about how to do this here. If the bullying continues, you can report it to the eSafety Commissioner.
Being bullied is a lot to cope with. It can feel like there's no escape and this can really affect your mental health. We understand how hard it is to talk to someone about what's going on, but it can really, really help you to feel better.
Would you like to learn more about what options are available if you decide to talk to someone?