This page is a resource for you. From laws, rights, links, information and policy, Anti-Bullying Concepts, a division of KMM Resources, Inc. has the information you need for your child and their school.
It is a joint-effort for parents and schools to have bullying stopped. The school has responsibility to:
1. End the Misconduct 2. Eliminate any Harmful Environment 3. Prevent it from Recurring
• If a child is in immediate harm, call the Police - 911.
• If your child is feeling suicidal because of bullying visit the suicide prevention hotline or call at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You may also contact your health professional or school counselor.
• If your child is sick, stressed, not sleeping, or experiencing other health or emotional problems because of bullying... Contact a health professional or school counselor.
• If you think that your child is bullied because of their race, sex, ethnicity, or disability (applicable to public schools and schools receiving federal funds) and your school is not responding or solving the problem… contact the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights.
• Some situations may call for legal advice or intervention. And if at any time you determine that legal advice would be helpful or necessary then you should not hesitate to contact an attorney of your choice.
Resources for Parents
Be informed and educated on what you can do for your child's well-being.
In 2001, a U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education study of 37 school shooting incidents from 1974-2000 found that 71% of the shooters felt bullied, threatened, attacked or persecuted, 78% had suicidal thoughts or had attempted suicide, and 61% showed extreme depression or desperation