Common signs of a victim:

    • Unexplained injuries
    • Lost or destroyed belongings (clothing, jewelry, books, electronics)
    • Frequent headaches or stomach aches, feeling sick or faking illness
    • Changes in eating habits, skipping meals or binging (due to missed meals)
    • Difficulty sleeping or frequent nightmares
    • Declining grades, loss of interest in schoolwork, not wanting to go to school
    • Sudden loss of friends or avoidance of social situations
    • Feelings of helplessness or decreased self-esteem
    • Self-destructive behaviors (running away, harming oneself, suicidal thoughts)
    Common signs of an offender:
    • Getting into physical or verbal fights
    • Has friends who bully others
    • Are increasingly aggressive
    • Frequently sent to principal's office
    • Have unexplained extra money or new belongings
    • Don't accept responsibility for their actions
    • Are competitive and worry about their popularity or reputation

  • If you need a safe place to talk. If you feel helpless or hopeless, you are not alone. Tell someone. 
    Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    Text ANSWER to 839863
    available 24hrs/7days
    Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
    available 24hrs/7days
    Child Help: 1-800-4AChild (422-4453)
    available 24hrs/7days