Youth Safety Resources
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that includes actions such as excluding someone from a group on purpose, making threats, using intimidation, spreading rumors and attacking someone physically, verbally or online.
We are providing links to some resources which provide ways of preventing and dealing with bullying.
|Erase Bullying||An all inclusive look into bullying for parents, youth and the community:
|A resource for youth experiencing bullying. Provides an outlet to discuss issues confidentially with personal attention from someone who has gone through bullying. Empowers youth to choose positive, individual change|
Opportunities online to research for projects, play games and participate in online communities are numerous but with these opportunities come risks. We offer the following links to some resources to help you keep safe.
|Canadian Centre for Child Protection||Delivers programs to increase the personal safety of children and reduce their risk of sexual exploitation.|
|Canadian Mental Health, 4871 Delta St, Delta. 604.943.1873||Local Delta resources for education, community alternatives, access to housing, income supports, crisis lines and support groups|
|Fraser Health Crisis Line 604.951.8855, 1.877.820.7444||24/7 helpline, Free and confidential emotional support and crisis Intervention|
|Ministry of Health – Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral: 604.660.9382, 1.800.663.1441||24/7 help with any kind of substance abuse issues. Provides information and referral to education, prevention and treatment services and regulatory agencies|
|To reach a professional counsellor, kids, teens and young adults, can call or go online 24 hours a day, 365 day a year – 1.800.668.6868, KidsHelpPhone.ca|
|Dealing With Depression||This Guide is based on the experience of the authors and on scientific research about which strategies work best in overcoming depression. Also, because strategies useful for adults may not be useful for adolescents, depressed and non-depressed teens helped in the development of this Guide. It is intended for:
|Mindcheck – BC Mental Health & Addiction Services||This interactive website helps youth check out how they’re feeling and quickly connect to mental health resources and support, including education, self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources|
|Cybertip.ca||Canadian Centre for Child Protection – Tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children|
|Ministry of Children and Family Development 24hr/day helpline: 310.1234 (no area code required)||Toll free number from anywhere in the province, to report suspected child abuse and neglect|