Preventing Bullying

Bullying happens more than people think and affects students from elementary school through high school. 

How You Can Help

Supports and Services

Montgomery County Public Schools offers many supports and services to help prevent bullying, including Student Services staff (school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers and pupil personnel workers) who assist in the development of individual, group, or school-wide approaches to bullying prevention

Supports and Services

Montgomery County Public Schools offers many supports and services to help prevent bullying, including Student Services staff (school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers and pupil personnel workers) who assist in the development of individual, group, or school-wide approaches to bullying prevention

Local Community Resources

  • City of Rockville Community Services:
    Free counseling services for noninsured children and families residing in the city of Rockville.
    240-314-8318
  • Community Conferencing Initiative:
    Offers dispute prevention and resolution services to individuals and communities.
    2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 301 Wheaton, Maryland 20902
    301-942-7700; FAX 301-942-7970
  • GUIDE:
    Mental health, juvenile justice, substance abuse, and social service programs that serve children, adolescents, adults, and families. Services offered in Gaithersburg and Germantown. Services free to those on medical assistance.
    240-683-6580, ext. 206
  • Kensington Wheaton Youth Services: (Mental Health Association)
    Provides support to youth and their families in the Kennedy, Einstein, and Wheaton High School clusters.
    3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
    301-933-2818
  • Mental Health Association of Montgomery County:
    Promotes mental wellness and supports those with mental illness by sponsoring and implementing advocacy, education, and community service programs.
    1000 Twinbrook Parkway Rockville, Maryland 20851
    301-424-0656
  • NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness:
    Montgomery County: Provides telephone referral services and information.
    11718 Parklawn Drive Rockville Maryland 20852
  • YMCA Youth &Family Services:
    Offers counseling for individuals, families, and groups, free parent workshops and parenting classes. Serves the Greater Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Rosemary Hills, and Bethesda communities.
    301-229-1347, ext. 4

Updated: August 20, 2010

Websites

Updated: August 20, 2010

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