What’s on Your Mind?
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“What’s on Your Mind?” Friend, May 2020

What’s on Your Mind?

I know someone who’s being bullied. I want to stand up for them, but I don’t know how. What can I do? —Timid in Tacoma

Friend Magazine, 2020/05 May

Illustrations by Garth Bruner

Dear Timid,

Standing up for others is important, and it’s something Jesus did when He was on earth. If you see someone being bullied at school, at church, or online, you can follow Jesus’s example by speaking up and being a friend. Try some of our tips below. And don’t be afraid to get help! If you see a situation that isn’t safe, tell an adult.

Be brave!

The Friend

Act out these tips for standing up for others.

Tell the bully to stop.

Walk away with the person being bullied.

Talk to an adult.