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If the crime you are reporting is an emergency, call 911.
If the crime you are reporting is not an emergency, you can call the non-emergency line at 604-525-5411 or attend our Front Counter at 555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC.
Simply put, bullying is a pattern of unwelcome or aggressive behaviour, often with the goal of making others uncomfortable, scared or hurt. It’s almost always used as a way of having control or power over their target, and it is often based on another person’s appearance, culture, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity.
All incidents of bullying are serious and need to be addressed. As you’ll discover in this section, the impact bullying has on the victim and the bully is very serious.
Types of Bullying
Mental well-being is a big part of everyday life. If you’re experiencing sadness, depression, changes in mood, fear, changes in perception, obsession, or anxiety on a daily basis you are encouraged to take advantage of the free resources available to you. The best way to prevent mental health challenges from getting worse is to recognize symptoms as soon as possible and seek professional help.
The New Westminster Police Department is committed to the mental well being of our youth. Please call or contact the Mental Health Unit for assistance and referrals: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The internet has drastically changes the way that youth interact with the world. They have access to in-depth knowledge, tools to express their creativity, and they have the ability to contact people from all over the world. And while this is a fascinating and full of possibilities, youth online must also navigate risks:
Helpful documents and resources are available for guardians are available below:
Social Media Checklist Safer Schools Together
Sexting Safety Agreement by J. Hengstler (2016)
Family Cell Phone & Technology Use Contract by Carrie Goldman
Family Media Agreement K-5 by commonsense.org (2013)