October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October 2, 2023

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Education released the first federal definition of bullying. The definition includes three core elements:

  • unwanted aggressive behavior
  • observed or perceived power imbalance
  • repetition or high likelihood of repetition of bullying behaviors


Below, we offer resources and upcoming events that are meant to address bullying and its impacts on school mental health:


For more resources around bullying prevention and intervention, visit stopbullying.gov or STOMP Out Bullying.

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