Arizona Department of Health Services • https://www.azdhs.gov/prevention/womens-childrens-health/bullying-prevention/bullying-resources/
Arizona Department of Education • https://www.azed.gov/wellness/other-programs-resources
Casa Center for Positive Social Change • 602-254-6400 • casacares.org
“The Power of YOU” is a school-based bullying prevention program that targets the roots of bullying, abuse and violence by boosting core emotional intelligence competencies in children, youth and the important adults in their lives. Rather than focusing on a particular problem (like “bullying” “dating violence” or “sexual abuse”) the program focuses on building positive behaviors and reducing negative behaviors.
It’s Good 2B Good • 480-621-7329 • itsgood2bgood.com
Founded by Sandra Zerner, M.Ed. in 2002, dedicated to helping kids recognize the power of doing good. Presentations, interactive tools and the book It’s Good 2B Good are designed to help kids, teachers and parents bring out inner qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness.
Karstadt Taekwon-Do (Az Kicks) ITF • 6220 N 7th St, Phoenix • 602-264-2300 • azkicks.com
Bully Buster Training covers the bullying process, identifying a bully, setting boundaries, types of bullying, simple and clear action steps to take if bullied, self-defense tips and more.
notMYkid • 602-652-0163 • notmykid.org
Information on bullying, internet safety and other youth-related issues. (At the national level, notMYkid specializes in substance abuse prevention).
Surprise Police Department • 623-222-4000 •
Teen Lifeline • 602-248-TEEN (8336) • teenlifeline.org
Peer counseling suicide hotline, bullying prevention curriculum.
The Be O.N.E. (Open to New Experiences) Project • thebeoneproject.org
Local community building and anti-bullying prevention program created by Phoenix student Matthew Kaplan. An interactive four-hour presentation designed for middle school students (grades 5-8) that harnesses the power of positive peer pressure to create an inclusive and positive school environment.
Youth Rising • 480-567-0298 • https://youthrisingaz.org/
Resiliency and leadership skills workshops for youth.