Defeat the Label
An organization that is empowering students in classrooms. We believe that in order to end bullying we have to put the power back where it belongs, in the hands of the students.
Annual day to stand against bullying, May 5, 2017. Complete the form to enroll your school in Stand4Change Day.
Year-long, in-school program that brings the issue of bullying to the forefront of students' social consciousness and empowers them to create a safe, bully-free school.
In Your School
Helps students learn to identify the difference between bullying and teasing. Learn ways to recognize bullying and learn intervention skills with Defeat the Label's In Your School Tour!
Train the Trainer
Designed for young adults who work closely with children. Defeat the Label will train your group to recognize bullying and how to respond appropriately if a bullying situation occurs.
Get Your Community Involved
Defeat the Label offers many community events, fundraisers and in-school programming, and we would love for you to be a part of it!
Defeat the Label Parents
How to know if your child is being bullied.
Parents Guide – Bullying and Substance Abuse: Who It Affects and Why
Bullying transcends childish acts such as teasing, rough housing or joking around. It can be a dangerous activity with devastating physical and psychological effects. It’s a prominent risk factor for substance abuse and addiction, but the person being bullied isn’t the only one at risk.
Patient Advocacy Group: Cyberbullying and Substance Abuse
What Is It?
How It Happens
Why People Do It
Who Is at Risk?
Link to School Bullying
Substance Abuse Connection
Ways to Deal
OK2SAY is a program designed to empower Michigan students, parents, school personnel, community mental health service programs, and law enforcement to share and respond to student safety threats.
Submit a Tip
A hero doesn't necessarily have to wear a cape and tights, maybe a hero speaks up for what's right. If you see or hear something that doesn't seem right, you can submit a confidential tip to OK2SAY.
OK2SAY/Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative (CSI) Registration
The Michigan CSI program teaches students the importance of making safe and wise choices in a technologically evolving world. OK2SAY shows students how to protect themselves and those around them by encouraging confidential tips on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees and schools.
Michigan CSI Presentation Videos/Community Seminar
A variety of different videos targeted at K-12 age groups.
Educator Handouts and More
Several documents with a variety of resources.
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
Find out why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying.
Who Is at Risk?
Learn what factors increase the risk of children being bullied or children more likely to bully others and what warning signs can indicate that bullying may be happening.
Find out what you can do.
Respond to Bullying
Find out what you can do to stop it on the spot and support the kids involved.
Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is involved in bullying, there are several resources that may help.
Schools are a primary place where bullying can happen. Helping to establish a supportive and safe school climate where all students are accepted, and knowing how to respond when bullying happens, are key to making sure all students are able to learn and grow.
As an adult in the community, you play an important role in ensuring all children are safe from bullying.
Bullying stops us from being who we want to be, prevents us from expressing ourselves freely and might even make us feel unsafe. If you are bullied, say something! If you are bullying, it’s not cool!
Kids Videos and Games
Pacer Center's Kids Against Bullying
PACER's Kids Against Bullying is a creative, innovative and educational website designed for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention, engage in activities and be inspired to take action.
Bulling Presentation 101
A visually friendly, age-appropriate, 16-page colorful guide for students to read or for parents to use when talking with children.
What Is Bullying?
Learn more about what bullying is!
Who Gets Bullied?
Not sure what bullying is? Or if it’s happening to you? Don’t worry, lots of kids wonder about that!
Are You a Bully?
Are you a bully and don't know it?
Middle School In-Class Discussion Questions
K-1st Grade Questionnaire on Internet Safety
Online Resources on Cyber Safety
Instagram Resources for Students
Facebook Resources for Students
Twitter Resources for Students
Great books about Bullies
Learning Activities that Teach Children about Respect (Prek-5)
Teaching Guide: Respecting Others
Beat the Bully In a Race of Smarts
Rumor Control - Catch the Latest Buzz
What Should You Do - Pick a Situation for Your Story
I Bullied Someone, How Can I Apologize
Dealing with Bullying
5 Ways to Respectfully Disagree