Violence & Bullying

Holiday Library Closure

All locations of Kitsap Regional Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday.

  • Love is Respect
    Provides resources for preventing and stopping teen dating abuse. Resources are included for teens, as well as parents and family, friends, and government and law enforcement officials.
     
  • CDC Division of Violence Prevention
    This site from the Centers for Disease Control addresses violence as a public health issue. They provide statistics and resources related to youth violence, partner and sexual violence, suicide, and child maltreatment.
     
  • Warning Signs of Youth Violence
    A guide to recognizing the warning signs that lead up to youth violence (by yourself or others) as well as strategies for what to do if there are warning signs. From the American Psychological Association.
     
  • Rape, Incest, and Abuse National Network (RAINN)
    Developed for and by middle school students, this site has tools to help teens learn to take responsibility for their nutrition and exercise decisions.
     
  • Teens Against Bullying
    An interactive site that helps teens provides resources and activities to prevent bullying and take a stand.
     
  • StopBullying.gov
    A guide to recognizing the warning signs that lead up to youth violence (by yourself or others) as well as strategies for what to do if there are warning signs. From the American Psychological Association.
     
  • Facebook- Playing it Safe
    Information on how to deal with bullying on Facebook, such as personalized account settings and ways to report harassment. Also includes links to articles on bullying in the digital age.
     
  • STOP Cyberbullying
    Provides tools for youth to address the problem of cyberbullying. Includes a quiz to find out if you are a cyberbully and a great section on online etiquette. The site has sections for different age groups and there’s sections for parents, teachers and community officials.