Working with our corporate sponsors, we aim to influence and educate on issues such as substance abuse, crime and internet safety, to raise standards of awareness of these and other issues across the UK, and to bring about change through the publication of informative free magazines and periodicals.
CRIME & DISORDER
PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION
Sadly, substance abuse, antisocial behaviour, violence, crime and child abuse seem to be an ever-present menace in our communities, and the problems only seem to be getting worse. Highlighting issues such as these, and promoting measure to counter them, is of paramount importance to us, and through education and awareness, we aim to help reduce this worrying trend.
The guidance of parents, care providers and teaching professionals is essential to the education and safeguarding of our children.
Ofcom have found that three-quarters of parents have looked for information or advice on how to help their child manage online risks, and in this respect we provide an online library of parental resources, information sheets and lesson plans, together with our series of FREE magazines and booklets.
25% (or 1 in 4) of children say they have experienced something upsetting whilst using social media.
33% (or 1 in 3) children say they have been the victim of cyberbullying
Drugwise figures estimate that up to half of all theft in the UK is drug-related, and could have a market value of close to £2-2.5bn each year.
Only around 30% of sexual assault cases are actually reported to authorities.