Many young people in England and Wales live knife free. And, while those that carry often claim to do it to feel safer, carrying a knife can get you into dangerous situations.
Even if you can avoid the violence, there are severe emotional, personal and legal consequences that can come from knife carrying. The #knifefree website will help you get information on knife carrying, its effects, and how to make the right decisions.
If you carry a knife, it’s never too late to make a positive change in your life. Going knife free takes courage, but the benefits are real. Join the millions of young people who live knife free.
If you’ve considered carrying a knife – or are already carrying – there are things you need to think about. While some people and places make you feel like you need to carry, it’s never worth it.