Downloadable PDF activity toolkits to help practitioners deliver violence and knife carrying prevention messages in a variety of settings.

All our resources are free to use and we are happy for other organisations to reference our materials with appropriate credits. If you have any queries, please contact the National Delivery Team.

Imagine A Man toolkit

Building positive masculinity with young people.

Updated: 14th February 2024

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Your choice - alcohol & violence prevention toolkit

Information, discussion topics and group activities that can be adapted for facilitating in person or online.

Updated: 5th August 2021

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Sharper solutions - during covid

Inspiration for activities that can be delivered at a social distance.

Updated: 31 January 2021

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Brief interventions

Cards to use when you're out and about. Ideal for detached youth workers and street-workers.

Updated: 3 July 2020

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Nae danger: a young persons bystander guide

A young person’s bystander guide to understanding how to safely intervene in a situation when someone they know is carrying a knife.

Updated: 2 July 2020

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Sharper solutions

A YouthLink Scotland endorsed toolkit for practitioners.

Updated: 1 July 2020

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Knife carrying prevention work in youth justice settings

Designed for practitioners working in youth justice settings to support secondary prevention work with young people who have carried a knife or who may be at risk of making the decision to carry a knife.

Updated: 30 June 2020

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What would you do: the role of bystander in knife crime prevention.

This resource supports classroom sessions for secondary school pupils.

Updated: 29 June 2020

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Mark's story

Designed to be used with the NKBL film: One Knife, Many Victims (Mark’s Story).

Updated: 28 June 2020

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Playing it safe

Primary school classroom resource.

Updated: 26 June 2020

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Lesson plan

Intended to support both an assembly and classroom type sessions for secondary pupils.

Updated: 24 June 2020

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Sharp facts

Real facts on knife crime for young people, to help them make positive choices for themselves.

Updated: 18 June 2020

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Peer educators

A support resource for young people who are training to be No Knives, Better Lives peer educators.

Updated: 15 June 2020

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We-CTV creative director’s handbook

Redesigned to reflect the newest issues tackled by the We-CTV Competition. This can be used by practitioners as an off-the-shelf resource and a way for groups to run their own We-CTV Competition locally.

Updated: 5 September 2018

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