Anti-Bullying Week

How to Deal with Friends Who Are Bullying You

Let’s destroy the stigma that comes with the word “bullied.” It can happen to anyone, by anyone, anywhere – for any reason. Bullying can be faceless and consequently, you may or may not know you are being bullied. For this reason, being bullied by someone you consider a friend can be a real blind spot for

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‘Ditch Labels, Ditch Bullying’ for #AntiBullyingWeek

#AntiBullyingWeek To mark anti-bullying week in the UK, we’ve partnered up with LYNX, the UK’s leading male grooming brand on their recent ‘Ditch Labels, Ditch Bullying’ campaign. The campaign challenges guys, including some of our favourite influencers Manchester United footballer Marouane Fellaini, TV personality Ollie Locke, grime star Not3s and rapper Big Shaq to quite literally

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Give It Up for Ditch the Label

Give It Up… Our Anti-Bullying Week fundraiser This Anti-Bullying Week (12th to 16th November 2018) we’re asking everyone to give something up for Ditch the Label in return for donations and sponsorship. With your help we can increase the support we provide to young people who need us, helping to fund another expert support mentor. What are you going

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Fundraise For Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label’s 101 Fundraising Ideas It took them 2 days but our fundraising team did it. They rose to the challenge of collectively coming up with 101 different fundraising ideas for your creative inspiration. Whether you’re planning to take over the world with your fundraising or just looking for modest ways to help, we

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Common Signs of Bullying in Teens

For many people, bullying is what shapes a large part of their experience in life as a teenager or young adult. Although there are many different types of bullying that some experience on a daily basis, this doesn’t make any one of them lesser than the others. As part of our continued commitment to monitoring and

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Is it OK to Troll a ‘Troll’?

Trolling is not OK… Troll Trolling is not OK either! Here at Ditch the Label, we know that bullying is a behaviour and like all behaviours, it will continue to evolve and adapt to any new environment it finds itself in unless it is challenged in a responsible way. We are all in unchartered territories

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Sue Atkins: Can Parents Stop Bullying?

Can Parents make it stop? As parents, we’re sure you’re familiar with the crippling pain and anger you feel when someone intentionally hurts or upsets your child. Its a world of mixed emotions telling you to protect your kid. The thing is, as a parent, there is only so much you can do to make

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10 Reasons why we Still Need Anti-Bullying Week

It’s Anti-Bullying Week! From the 13th-17th of November, people all over the country will be reflecting on the issue of bullying. But, why do we need one designated week in a year to discuss issues surrounding bullying? Here are ten reasons: 1. Bullying affects more people than is commonly believed, it can take place anywhere, in

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What You Wish You Knew Before Starting Secondary School…

Are you anxious about your first day at Secondary School? 😱 Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered. The power of hindsight is a valuable thing! We asked a ton of people of all ages what they wish they knew before starting their first day at secondary school. If you’re feeling anxious about the big

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We Want You to Stop Using the Word ‘Bully’. Here’s why…

‘Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs’ – Pearl Strachan Hurd Our actions define us, and in society, we tend to label people or categorise individuals based upon the behaviours they exhibit. For example, we describe people that play instruments as musicians, those that paint we call artists – and although these particular

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