I think someone I know is being bullied or harassed

If you think someone you know has been bullied or harassed there are lots of ways in which you can help them. 

Understanding the behaviours associated with bullying and harassment is a good place to start. Most people will be able to describe what has or is happening to them and how it's making them feel. 
·       Listen.  Just taking the time to listen to someone and talk about what has happened can help. These six active listening tips might help you support them. 
(Published on Oct 4, 2015 Based on the Samaritans guidelines for active listening) 

·       Give options.  When they have finished talking ask them if they are okay to talk through some possible options and next steps. 

Encourage them to access one of the sources of support listed. 


There are two ways you can tell us what happened