The charity has handled 2,500 counselling sessions in the last three years while centres in Glasgow and Aberdeen have dealt with 159 calls on the subject from children in the last year.
Shooting Case Police Back At Scene
Police have returned to the scene of an attempted murder where a man was run over by a car and then shot by one of the occupants.
Mark Bristow had just got out of his Audi car in Royston Road, Glasgow, when a white Mitsubishi 4x4 drove at him deliberately and knocked him to the ground last Thursday.
After driving a short distance, the car returned and one of the men got out and shot the 29-year-old whilst he was on the road. The 4x4 was recovered a short time later.
Mr Bristow was taken by ambulance to hospital, where his condition remains serious but stable.
Reports have suggested the attack was part of a gangland feud and police revisited the scene today a week on to question drivers and pedestrians in the area.
Officers are also investigating an attack on a man in a barber shop on a nearby road which also took place last Thursday.
The 29-year-old was seriously assaulted by two men in Gary's Barber Shop in Springburn Way.
The victim suffered cuts to his head and required hospital treatment.
Detective Inspector Ogilvie Ross said: "Officers have already carried out extensive investigations in both areas, including reviewing CCTV footage and conducting door-to-door enquiries.
"Our aim this evening is to speak to local people in the area and ask them to jog their memories from last week.
"In relation to the Royston Road incident, we are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a white Mitsubishi 4x4 driving erratically in the Royston Road and the Robroyston areas of Glasgow last Thursday.
"Similarly, did you see anyone fleeing from Gary's Barber Shop in Springburn Way last Thursday afternoon around 4.30pm? Has someone you know been acting suspiciously or appeared on edge recently?
"We've been pleased with the initial response to our enquiries. However, we continue to appeal to anyone who may have seen something out of the ordinary, regardless of how insignificant they may believe it to be, to come forward and speak to the police, either in person, via 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.''
Official figures show more than 400 consultant jobs across Scotland are unfilled.
Education Secretary John Swinney will urge rival parties at Holyrood to back his plans for sweeping reforms to Scotland's schools.
Experts described the number as a "real concern''.
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