Bullying

If you’re feeling like someone you go to school with or someone you see regularly is making you feel scared, nervous, anxious, or intimidated, you don’t have to deal with it alone. No one has the right to scare you or harm your reputation. If you’re being bullied it’s to you to put your foot down and end it, but you don’t have to do it alone. Try some of these numbers for help on how to deal with your situation.

RGA Psychological and Counselling Services
http://www.rgapsych.com

Diverse group of experienced practitioners * provide short and long term counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families from ages 4 and up *a variety of group therapy interests are also represented. Issues that are treated include:
*anxiety
*depression
*relationships
* adjustment to illness or injury
* trauma
* anger management
* Cognitive Behaviioural Therapy (CBT)
* family and marital relationships
* mediation
* separation and divorce
* meditation
* personality problems
* substance abuse

BullyingCanada.ca
http://www.bullyingcanada.ca

Created by youth, 100% volunteer based, dedicated to providing resources and support for all Canadians affected by bullying * provides a 24/7 toll free telephone support service * offers information, help and support to victims, perpetrators, bystanders, parents, school staff and the community

Kids Help Phone
http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

Telephone, text and online (live chat) counselling, information and referral on a wide range of topics * anonymous and confidential * chat available through computer devices (desktop, laptop, tablet), or Always There mobile application (for iOS or Android devices) * Resources Around Me — national searchable online database of community resource listings

Crisis Text Line — open to all in crisis, available by texting 686868 (see separate entry)

Stratford Police Service
http://www.stratfordpolice.com

Municipal policing services for the City of Stratford * for non emergency crime related incidents such as vandalism, graffiti and to provide information on past acts * for emergency incidents, residents should call 911

Huron & Perth County Crime Stoppers
http://www.hc-cs.ca

Crime Stoppers is a community volunteer program that helps to connects the community, police and media to combat crime * place anonymous tips about crimes * cruelty to animals * illegal hunting and fishing * confidential toll-free phone number * anonymous on-line tips * you will never have to go to court * your identity will never be revealed * looking for new Crime Stoppers Board Members * cash rewards up to $2000 for helping to solve a crime *

Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.cmha-hp.on.ca