You have a choice. Avoid violence or risk serious physical, emotional and criminal consequences. A fight could ruin your life – or someone else’s. One punch can kill.
If your friends are having a heated argument that could escalate into a physical fight, you can help by following these simple tips.
If someone is trying to start a fight with you:
Even if violence does not end in death, it can cause significant long-term injuries, such as brain damage. An assault conviction means you could end up with a criminal record, be sent to jail, pay huge fines and lose employment prospects or the chance to travel overseas.
Statistics show that young men aged 15 to 25 are the most likely to be assault victims or offenders. Be smart and don’t fight! Fighting can have long-term consequences, including jail time.
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