Bullying Health / Healthcare Resources

This is IBPA’s library of resources about health and healthcare, which includes the role of healthcare professionals, the effects of bullying on health, and more!

Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is dedicated to working with state, territorial and community Maternal & Child Health and Injury & Violence Prevention Programs to create environments where all children and youth are safe and healthy. Website has resources such as reports and info-graphics on bullying prevention, teen suicide, and other aspects of keeping children healthy and safe.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has resources on bullying prevention and research, including a fact sheet.

Bullying prevention training course (1.5 credits) are also available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for nurses and others interested in making a difference in communities.

American Academy of Pediatrics is the national professional organization for pediatricians. They have many resources; use the search box with “bullying” and you’ll see many articles and position statements. For example:

American Psychological Association (APA)

Info about kids See especially the circle (section) on “Relationships.”

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Public Health Association


National Association of School Nurses

National Association of Social Workers

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) (part of Department of Health and Human Services)

Preventing Bullying through Science, Practice, and Policy 

This is the report of the consensus study on the state of the science of bullying prevention from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Chapter 4, “Consequences of Bullying”, covers physical and psychosocial consequences of bullying. The study includes prevention strategies, for policy and practice and research recommendations.


Follow IBPA:

Scroll to Top