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Bullying can happen anywhere at any age. If you have done everything you can to resolve the situation and nothing has worked, or someone is in immediate danger, there are ways to get help.

Within the University at Buffalo

In Case of Imminent Threat or Danger

University Police 

For Non-Emergency Situations

UB Student Conduct and Advocacy
(Formerly known as Judicial Affairs and Student Advocacy)

For Counseling Services

For Employee Assistance

For Sexual Harassment Concerns

Within Western New York

Crisis Services Hotline 
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 716-834-3131
Kids' Help Line: 716-834-1144 and 1-877-KIDS-400
Over-the-phone language interpreters available 24/7

Catholic Charities
Provides emergency assistance, counseling, behavioral health, youth education and other services.

BestSelf Behavioral Health
Provides professional counseling and treatment services for parents, children, families and adolescents.

Child & Family Services
Provides counseling, community-based services, work-life support, education, mediation and prevention for children, families and individuals.

Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol & Substance Abuse (ECCPASA)
Provides education, programs and services for individuals and families on the prevention and intervention of alcohol and substance abuse.

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC)
Provides parents, teachers and other educators with resources and programing on parent support, family literacy, character development in children, creating home-school partnerships and family engagement in education.

Family Help Center
Links residents with human service organizations and community resources to improve student achievement and behavior at school by identifying strengths and resources in families and school, and focusing them toward a common goal.

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of W.N.Y.
Free civil legal services, primarily to individuals age sixty and over as defined by the federal Older Americans Act, but also to younger disabled and low-income individuals.

Mental Health Association of Erie County
under 18: 716-882-4357
Text MHA to 741-741
Provides support and advocacy for individuals and families living with mental illness.

National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York, Inc.
Provides programs for businesses, organizations, schools and student groups that promote understanding and respect and counseling services for individuals and families.

Prevention Focus/Teen Focus
Provides quality programs and strategies proven to address problem behaviors and promote healthy choices for parents and children grades K–12.

Within the United States

Crisis Text Line

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

LGBTQ Youth Suicide Hotline
Text START to 678-678

Suicide Hotlines for Spanish Speakers
1-888-628-9454 or 1-800-SUICIDA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Find a mental health services provider near you.

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
Enforces several federal civil rights laws and assists in resolving complaints of discrimination.

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
Enforces federal laws that protect students from harassment and discrimination and accept complaints of potential violations.