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Websites for Support and Information

Always remember there are many, many people who care about you!  You are loved and you matter!!  You deserve to be treated with kindness and respect.  Please do not give up, ever.  You are not alone.  Please reach out for help. You are important and you are needed in this world.

At the bottom of this page you can find a few powerful videos that will hopefully inspire you to love yourself and be gently and kind with yourself as you are with others.

Crisis Hotlines in U.S.

  • National Hopeline Network -24 Hour service
    Helpline 1: 1-800-784-2433
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -24 Hour service
    Helpline 1: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • The Trevor Lifeline-suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and  questioning youth-  (866) 4-U-TREVOR  (866) 488-7386

Crisis Hotlines Around the World

More websites for suicide prevention and depression here.


Websites and support  for youth

http://www.stompoutbullying.org/livechat_portal.php  – webpage and chat room for kids and teens

http://www.theinsite.org/index.html – website for teens dealing with a variety of issues including personal relationships

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/teens-share-personal-stories-about-bullying-on-stageoflifecom-1538627.htm  – place for teens to share stories about bullying

http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx – website with chatline for kids who are being bullied

http://www.bullying.org/index.cfm  -Click on “want to share” -has links to support groups for kids who are bullied and for parents-

http://www.bulliesout.com  – has lots of info and mentoring for kids

http://www.beatbullying.org   – has resources and  mentors for youth by trained youth

http://www.121help.me/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1&Itemid=159 – has trained counselors for youth

http://www.kidscape.org.uk/childrenteens/index.asp – info and support for kids

http://www.justinsgift.org/lgbtq-youth-resources.html – List of resources for LGBTQ youth

http://genaustin.org  –



http://gyourb.org  – Got Your Back: Avoiding girl drama –standing up to bullying) is a page for girls to learn, share stories about bullying and support each other.

http://bravegirlsclub.com –Brave Girls Club


Coping and Resilience

http://www2.aap.org/stress/teen1-a.cfm -Create a personal stress management guide


Instructions for a Bad Day by Shane Koyczan



Insult- An inspiring poem written by a brave and insightful young man


Meet Yourself in the Mirror by Ashely Wylde