Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying

Helpful links for Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying (HIB)
Long Hill Township School District's HIB Information
State of NJ HIB: Keeping Our Kids Safe, Healthy & In School

Helpful tips for targets of bullying/teasing:
- Remain calm and take deep breaths
- Try to ignore them and walk away
- Tell a teacher, bus driver, parent, school counselor, or principal
Use “I” messages (“I feel angry/upset/mad/hurt when you____. Please stop.”)
- Turn an insult into a compliment (“Thanks for the compliment”)
- Use humor (“Very funny!”)
- Find a group of other kids/friends to stay near

- Ask a few friends to help you confront the person who is bullying or teasing.