St. Louis (KSDK) -- A new effort to stop bullying in schools is underway, but it's not being utilized in the St. Louis-area.
A company in Utah created an anonymous tip line as a way for kids to speak up.
Schools that sign up for the service receive a number students can text message if they see bullying, drugs or violence. The cell phone number the tip comes from is not shown.
School officials receive the anonymous tip and students are texted back a number in case, which allows them to view the status of the tip online.
The system was created to give students confidence to report dangerous behaviors without the fear of peer retaliation.
Last year, administrators gave School Tipline credit for stopping 43 suicide attempts an confiscating 400 weapons.