Research shows that parents and caregivers are the first place kids turn when faced with cyberbullying. These resources provide the information you need to get involved and make a difference.
Help youth navigate cyberbullying
Know your social media
Youth are connected on a variety of social platforms. Learn the basics of each platform with our social media guide.Download guide
Learn what kids are really saying with this glossary of online slang and acronyms.Download glossary
What to look for
Be vigilant and watch for any indication that your child is being cyberbullied. This guide provides some red flags to look for.Download guide
Your child’s digital footprint
Learn how to educate your child about their online behaviour and the lasting impression it can leave.Download article
Together we can rise above to #EndBullying
Here are just a few inspiring success stories that show how standing up to cyberbullying is possible.
“She was quiet and didn't want to go to school most days. I thought it would pass, but it didn't. I told her she could talk to me, that I wouldn't be mad, and whatever it was we would fix it.”
“I had heard from another parent that their child was being bullied online. I talked to my daughter about it, I wanted to make sure she was treating others with kindness and thinking about how her actions online, and those of others, could impact people.”
“An intimate photo of one of my daughter's friends was being shared online. We went to the RCMP and got help dealing with the situation.”
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