• Parents Guide to Smart Phone Safety - This tip sheet focuses on the risks associated with owning and operating a smartphone and strategies for ​parents to keep their kids safe.

  • Protecting Your Kids On Social Media - Parents are asked to consider the following: what their kids are posting, how they are accessing social media, who they are talking to, what account settings they are using, and who has access to their information.

  • Got Net Smartz? Teens are encouraged to consider the impact of cyberbullying, to clean up their profiles, avoid sexting, to protect their cyber space and to be aware of online predators.

  • How to Deal with Cyberbullying & Substance Abuse is a guide from the Inpatient Drug Rehab's Patient Advocacy Group​.


  • PREVNet is Canada’s leading authority in the area of bullying prevention, providing both current research and resources for both parents and youth.

  • MediaSmarts is a bilingual Canadian website focusing on digital and media literacy with a comprehensive section on cyberbullying.

  • The York Regional Police provides detailed information and programming in the areas of cyberbullying and keeping children safe from Internet predators.

  • GetCyber Safe is a government of Canada website which provides information for parents and teens in the areas of cyber security risks, social networking, online gaming, and tips for parents on how to talk to their child about cyberbullying.

  • Kids Help Phone is an anonymous, confidential and free phone and online counselling support service for teens and kids. For immediate support contact 1-800-668-6868.

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