There’s no doubt that bullying is a serious problem in today’s society. Counselling Directory surveyed more than 1,000 members of the UK public and found that 55% have experienced bullying at some point in their lives.
As with any negative situation, asking for help is crucial to resolving the situation; however, many victims of bullying keep it a secret instead. The survey showed that 70% of those who were bullied did not seek support from friends, family, or officials. If no action is taken, bullying is likely to continue, which could lead to negative mental health conditions, physical harm or lasting emotional damage. But it doesn’t have to be this way, there are a number of ways a victim of bullying can ask for help and ways for people to support those who are being bullied. We’ve researched anti-bullying apps and online support systems for people experiencing bullying, which are outlined below.
A reporting platform for schools
Schools can help stop bullying by…