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Anti-bullying campaigns seek to reduce instances of bullying in the community through several strategies. Identify the importance of the focus and components of a campaign, and how special events and safe spaces can be used. In Crisis? Call: 1-866-325-0339 
Bullying is considered an epidemic in our society, with kids and adults being bullied on a daily basis. But what is bullying? It’s when people who are aggressive and intimidating to others try to control a situation with physical or emotional attacks. With social media, the bullying has been exacerbated because no one can get away from the intimidation and aggressive behavior. When you add that to the fact that many schools still do not have guidelines or rules

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against bullying, it becomes a huge obstacle for students and parents alike. To counter the negativity of bullying, many people have started campaigns and groups to help stop this behavior in their community. Click to  DONATE A $25 Donation and we will send one of these Costa Oil® Basketballs.



Costa Oil® has created hoops for kindness as a way to support local Anti-Bullying initiatives in York County Pennsylvania. Occasionally we will set up a basketball hoop at one of our Costa Oil® Kiosks and raise money through shooting hoops with our Costa Oil® basketball.

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Pacer Center – Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students. PACER offers digital-based resources for parents, schools, kids and teens. — A service that schools pay a small fee for, and when bullying type content gets posted the school calls iCanHelpline, which then works to get it removed from the social media platform. The founder Ann Collier has been doing this work for years and has many connections with all the big players which is why she is so effective.

Safe2Tell — Colorado has a great service called Safe2Tell which is an 800# phone-line where any concerned person can call —parents, students, teachers, etc. —and anonymously report that they are worried about someone.

Stomp Out Bullying – A national bullying and cyber bullying prevention organization for kids and teens in the U.S. It focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse.

No Bullying – An online forum aimed at educating, advising, counseling and helping to stop bullying, and more specifically cyber bullying.  Through the support of a community of parents, educators and teenagers – it has grown into one of the biggest anti-bullying and online safety websites in the world.

The Trevor Project – An organization providing 24 hour crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

It Gets Better – The It Gets Better Project brings messages of hope to LGBT youth around the world and works globally to effect change in local communities.

Love is Louder – A project of The Jed Foundation created with actress Brittany Snow to support anyone dealing with bullying, negative self-image, discrimination, loneliness and depression.

Delete Cyberbullying – The project, through the cooperation of the international partners, contributes to developing a common approach to risk-prevention, information and guidelines to families, parents and children. — A government website that lists resources by state.

The  Center for Disease Control has a good page on their website that includes research and prevention.


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