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Dr. Michael Samala


Bully Prevention Coordinator

School District of Escambia County

Bullying Resources for Students and Parents

Stomp Out Bullying

Stomp out Bullying: Initially established as the signature program of Love Our Children USA in 2003, its founder recognized a critical need to address the issue of bullying and cyberbullying and created STOMP OUT BULLYING in 2005. Today STOMP OUT BULLYING is the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention organization for kids and teens in the U.S. STOMP OUT BULLYING is recognized as the most influential anti-bullying organization in America and beyond.


Stop provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying


Safe Schools of Florida

The Office of Safe Schools serves to promote and support safe learning environments by addressing issues of student safety and academic success on state, district, and school levels. Schools that implement school safety measures, drug prevention programs, and positive school climate that promote caring relationships either directly or indirectly facilitate rising student academic achievement.


Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention 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 engages communities to recognize that bullying is a behavior that has affected too many for too long. Preventing bullying begins with creating social change with bullying being recognized as a serious issue that impacts educational performance, physical and emotional health, and student’s safety and well-being. PACER provides free, innovative web-based information, ideas and actions that can be shared in communities across the nation to address bullying. Resources include engaging websites designed just for students, literature for parents to help their children through bullying situations, classroom toolkits for educators, and much more.


Know Bullying

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, provides the KnowBullying app free of charge. The award winning KnowBullying app provides parents, caregivers, and educators with valuable tools to start the conversation about bullying with their children. The app provides strategies to prevent bullying and describes how to recognize the warning signs when a child is bullying, witnessing bullying or a victim of bullying. The app can be downloaded through Google Play or iTunes.


How to Foster a Good Conversation about Bullying

How to Prevent Cyber Bullying

How to Help Your Intellectually Disabled Child Handle Bullying

Voices 4 Hope