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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 www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/suicide

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

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

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

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. www.clemson.edu/olweus

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. http://findyouthinfo.gov/ProgramSearch.aspx

US Department of Education Guidance Letter: Possible school responsibilities and bullying prevention initiatives. www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/secletter/101215.html

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. http://stopbullyingnow.com/the-youth-voice-project/

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

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. www.loveisrespect.org

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. www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2558.htm

Our Northwest
Indiana Locations

Serving Northwest Indiana, Regional Mental Health Center has facilities in Lake and Porter Counties, Merrillville, Hobart, Highland, Hammond and East Chicago. Residents from throughout Indiana and Illinois are assisted with emergency mental health services, mental health treatment, and alcohol and substance abuse treatment programs.

Geminus provides our administrative services. Reach them at 219.757.1800

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