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Explore cyberbullying and online harassment, and get help

Online bullying can have serious consequences in the real world. You've come to the right place for information. This section includes resources for Schools and Partners.

Advice on Cyberbullying and online harassment

We're working with a number of charities, schools, care professionals, spokespeople and other partners to share information about cyberbullying and online harassment.

We want to offer the support and guidance young people (and their families) need to tackle online abuse, which can have a serious impact on those involved. 

On our cyberbullying pages you'll find:

  • advice for adults and for young people
  • an interview with Worcester mum Lucy Alexander whose son, Felix, took his own life after years of online bullying
  • downloadable images, ideal for sharing on social media
  • links to further sources of information and help.


Cyberbullying animations

We put this animation together to show how cruel cyberbullying can be. They are taken from conversations that people have had online. Please share these important messages.


Online guides

Cyberbulling and online harassment - Adult cover This link opens in a new browser window
Advice on cyberbullying and online harassment
Cyber Bullying and Online Harassment - Young Person leaflet cover This link opens in a new browser window
A young persons guide to cyberbullying and online harassment

Images to download

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Do not post
SMART - social media image
Report cyberbullying
This is not banter
Serious consequences

Desktop background to download

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Partner and media information packs 

Cyberbullying and online harassment campaign

pdf icon Cyberbulling and online harassment - Media and Partner pack [3Mb]