About Us

NKBL is a Scottish national programme that aims to deter young people from carrying knives. It is a collaboration between Scottish Government and YouthLink Scotland (the national agency for youth work in Scotland).


The campaign aims to raise awareness of the consequences and information for young people, parents and practitioners to share these messages.


NKBL is a national initiative that is delivered at a local level. This support is now available to any local authority area in Scotland


The national delivery team Provide advice and support in relation to all aspects of developing and delivering a local No Knives Better Lives initiative. We also manage the national NKBL projects accessible to our partners in local areas. These include online practitioner training packages, peer education training, educational toolkits for schools and youth work settings and a range of supporting resources such as high-quality videos, animations and branded merchandise.

No Knives, Better Lives

National Delivery Team
YouthLink Scotland
Rosebery House
9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh. EH12 5EZ


Call us
0131 313 2488


Our email: nkbl@youthlinkscotland.org 


Visit our site: www.youthlinkscotland.org

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