If you’re struggling with someone who uses power, position, strength or popularity to degrade and belittle you, you’re a victim of bullying. If you’re being bullied at home, school, work, or online, you’re not alone. There are 8 helplines in Ireland provided by people who understand how lonely you feel. Consider contacting a helpline if:
No matter how blatant or discrete, bullying can make you feel different, excluded and alone. Your feelings are shared and understood. Remember, bullies aren’t the boss. What bullies say or do will never reflect your worth in life, who you really are and your potential to succeed.
The victims of bullying are always innocent, and bullying is never deserved. Although you may feel trapped, alone or incapable, there are people in Ireland who care and can provide you support. Helpline volunteers and counselors will offer you a listening ear and will work through difficult emotions with you.