Parents’ stories

When faced with worries about your child’s safety or the realities of knife crime, it can feel like you’re the only one.


This section contains stories from real parents across Scotland.


Read how they’ve coped and how some have used experiences from their own childhood to keep their children safe.

Parents’ stories

Read how parents across Scotland cope with knife crime and its effects.





If you’re worried and would like to talk to someone contact:



Speak to or email someone about any worry, any time.

08000 28 22 23



Give information on crime anonymously and safely.

0800 555 111

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