Real life stories

How do we know about the effects of knife crime?

We work with and speak to people all over Scotland who’ve been affected by knife crime – victims, those who’ve been convicted for carrying knives, and the loved ones of both.


This section contains their real-life knife crime stories.

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Help & Support

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




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

0800 11 11 11




Info and advice if you’re feeling low or worried (for older young people).

0800 83 85 87