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Regional Mental Health Center offers Violence & Bullying Prevention Resources

In addition to the many available services and resources here at Regional Mental Health Centers, we've assembled numerous websites of organizations that offer information and advice regarding violence and bullying prevention resources. If you need immediate crisis assistance, If you need immediate crisis assistance, call our hotline at 219.769.4005 or 888.398.7050, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Violence Prevention CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention efforts at a national level

Bullying US: Resources in the United States regarding bullying in school, workplace, neighborhoods with links to international bullying prevention programs.

Stop the Bullying Now: The US Government interagency bullying resource website with sections for kids, teens, parents and community. (English and Spanish)

That’s Not Cool: Online youth oriented violence prevention, dating violence, unwanted online and texting harassment and links to national hotlines.

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: The Olweus Program is a comprehensive, school-wide program designed and evaluated for use in elementary, middle, or junior high schools. The program’s goals are to reduce and prevent bullying problems among school children and to improve peer relations at school.

Find Youth Info Program Directory: Features evidence-based programs whose purpose is to prevent and/or reduce delinquency or other problem behaviors in young people.

US Department of Education Guidance Letter: Possible school responsibilities and bullying prevention initiatives.

Youth Voice Project: Large-scale research project that solicits students’ perceptions about strategy effectiveness to reduce peer mistreatment in schools. Project is based on the belief that students’ voices are an invaluable resource to increase our understanding of effective prevention and intervention efforts.

Give Respect: National Family Violence Fund sponsoring this project to encourage healthy relationships and respectful ways to end relationship violence.

Love is Respect: Online support provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, Peer Advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials and the general public. All communication is confidential and anonymous.

Indiana Safe Student Initiative: Indiana project of the attorney general to prevent teen suicide, internet crimes, cyber bullying, teen dating violence, underage drinking and driving.

With more than a dozen locations, Regional Mental Health Center serves Lake and Porter counties as well as residents from throughout Indiana and Illinois with emergency mental health services, mental illness treatment, and alcohol and substance abuse treatment programs.


Strawhun Center

8555 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
Fax: 219.769.2508

Stark Center

3903 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Fax: 219.392.6998

Outpatient Services

4016 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46327
Fax: 219.937.9086

2600 Highway Ave.
Highland, IN 46322
Fax: 219.972.9104

1441 East 84th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
Fax: 219.794.2010

7783 E. Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342
Fax: 219.945.3673

Geminus provides our administrative services. Reach them at 219.757.1800

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