Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
We are a charity based in Edinburgh, Scotland with expertise in mediation. Our award-winning digital resources and free training and events improve understanding of conflict and emotional needs, to transform relationships and lives.
Headline Statistics - National Survey 2023
39% of young people say that conflict happens at home at least weekly.
68% of young people would like more support to address conflict at home from outside their family or friends.
51% acknowledged that arguments at home affected their mental health, and for some the effects were severe.
62% of parents/carers are involved in disagreements/arguments with their teenagers/young people weekly.
70% of parents/carers acknowledged arguments at home affected their mental health, and for some the effects were severe.
84% of parents/carers said they would like more support to come from outside the family.
97% of practitioners agreed that conflict was a regular occurrence for families they worked with.
70% stated that homelessness/sofa surfing was frequently experienced by the young people they work with.
38% of practitioners did not have the necessary knowledge/skills to address conflict with families they worked with.
Statistics taken from SCCR 2023 National Survey.
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