State law encourages districts to provide safeguards, counseling or other supportive services or interventions, or requires districts to provide students with resources and referrals without mandating the provision of direct services or interventions.
Anti-Harassment, Anti-Intimidation or Anti-Bullying Model Policy
This page addresses mental health supports for students involved in bullying incidents
Ohio Revised Code 3313.666 District policy prohibiting harassment intimidation or bullying required.
(B) The board of education of each city, local, exempted village, and joint vocational school district shall establish a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or bullying. The policy shall be developed in consultation with parents, school employees, school volunteers, students, and community members.