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About Be Strong
Be Strong is a nonprofit organization designed to Save Lives + End Bullying among students in America. Bullying has become a pervasive and unwelcome reality among our youth today, and not just in our children’s schools but in the online world as well.
Empowering youth to be the change they want to see in our world through hope and resiliency training. Not all aggressive behavior is qualified as bullying, our step one is to create awareness for students, parents/guardians, teachers and administrators to identify what bullying actually is providing a safe place for students to reveal the challenges that they are facing. Providing them with support and resources when social injustice issues occur. To that end, we are meeting them where they are by developing and implementing a number of tools that form the Be Strong Digital Bridge, a set of digital tools that connects people of all ages with one-touch resources such as a suicide lifeline, text line, and trusted friends alert, a Smartphone App, an information portal, increased access to social resources as well as a growing team of Be Strong Student Leaders prepared to spread the message of help, support and understanding to young people in need.
Depression, anxiety, and many other psychological challenges, can result from bullying, and exposure to violence can lead to a wide array of negative behaviors and outcomes, including alcohol and drug use, self-harm and suicide, arrests and gun violence. We therefore support training teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and qualified community volunteers to help recognize signs that a student might need special attention.
Through heightened awareness, community advocacy and youth empowerment, Be Strong strives to shine a light on social environment safety and acceptance, enhance knowledge about the resources available and aggregate professional service providers. Join the Be Strong Movement.
Press Kit Downloads
- California Department of Education Support Letter – Be Strong
- Los Angeles County Office of Education Support Letter – Be Strong
- Gov. Rick Scott Support Letter – Stand Strong USA
- Congresswoman Ileana Ross-Leighton Support Letter – Stand Strong USA
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools Endorsement Letter – Stand Strong USA
Our Current News & Press Releases
“I know it’s easy to sit back and watch people be bullies on the internet, but it’s our responsibility to say something, do something, and be strong.” - Nicholas Nicholas, our Washington State rep has been nominated as our September Student of the Month! Check out how...
"I’m helping by doing the little stuff that WILL make a difference!” - Kaylee Kaylee, our Neola, Iowa State rep has been nominated as our September Student of the Month! Check out how Kaylee created a campaign for positive behavior and inclusivity that ultimately grew...
Read the Press Release about the Be Strong Strategic Partnership with Safe Fleet. #BeStrong #SafeFleet #UnitedAgainstBullying
Tahany, our Oswego, IL state rep has been nominated as our August student of the month!
Bullying Prevention National Organization Be Strong Creates Program Resources for Sustainable Change
Learn how the national organization Be Strong, based in South Florida, is trying to help those kids through lessons from their peers.
Learn about how a Palm Beach County student at Atlantic High School is getting recognized for her efforts to combat bullying.
Josiah, our Louisville, KY state rep has been nominated as our July student of the month!
Be Strong is honored to have been awarded with a grant and provided with a larger platform to spread our message of hope and resilience from the United Against Bullying program.
“High School should be a positive experience for everyone. People should be able to have a friend-group, or a peer, or a teacher, that they always feel that they belong with, and rely on.” -Taylor Taylor Garner, of Parkursburg High in Parkursburg, WV has been...
Madison Haulter and her boyfriend Tre Booker went viral and inspired thousands by how they gracefully shut down the trolls who body-shamed their prom photos. We're excited to announce that Tre and Madison have joined Be Strong to be our Indiana State Representatives....