It is estimated that 38% of young people have been affected by cyber-bullying, with abusive emails (26%) and text messages (24%) being the most common methods. A worrying 28% of children did not tell anyone about the abuse.
Bullying has been identified as among the biggest concerns that parents have about their children's safety at school. Bullying is also a big concern of young people themselves.
Below is a list of useful support groups and sites for young people
If you are being bullied:
A local survey investigating the safety concerns of local young people.
Worried about bullying?... Don't fear, you are not alone. This section goes beyond bullying to answer all those questions you may have via useful and practical information, and suggestions as to where else you can to go for extra help and advice