We can help.Follow these suggestions
- keep all evidence of the bullying including messages, posts, etc...
- Try to find out the identity of the bully and document your process and results. Contact the provider through which the bullying is occurring. For example, if you are being cyberbullied on Twitter, contact them. If the bully is leaving phone messages, contact your phone company.
- Do not seek revenge or do anything a third party would consider retaliation.
- Respond to the cyberbully with neutral language that asks them to quit.
- If you are in fear for your safety, contact law enforcement. The evidence that you collected will help them.
- Please contact us. We have the staff to make sure all the steps taken have the maximum impact to stop the issue and potentially resolve the issue in court.
It can be difficult to hold cyberbullies accountable but with expert help. You can prevail.
In the United States where we value free speech, many believe they can say whatever they want, to whomever they want. We know that is not true. Sometimes the line is not clear - that is where we come in.
Do your part to model appropriate behavior. The people in your life (children and adults) see your behavior and will be encouraged to act responsibly.