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Invitation to tender: ADEPIS research

Having recently secured funding for an additional three years of the Alcohol and Drugs Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS), Mentor are currently looking for research professionals to help us strengthen the ADEPIS platform by evaluating services provided from 2013-present, in order to inform the delivery of future activities.

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Unplugged case study published

Community Links, a London-based charity working to support local families, young people and adults, has published a case study of Unplugged as an example of an 'early action success story'.

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New research on kinship care and employment

Parenting across Scotland recently completed research on the impact of kinship care on employment. This briefing includes an overview of the research as well as case studies and a list of organisations that may be able to offer advice if you are affected by the issues discussed.

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Guest blog: Drunk at age 11

Better understanding why very young people start drinking has been a recent focus for the team at the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at University College London. In this blog, lead researcher Yvonne Kelly shares her team's work investigating underage drinking.

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Mentor joins expert panel at UNODC global conference

Mentor's efforts to promote holistic approach to education and prevention have been acknowledged by international delegates at the UNODC global conference held in Vienna on 14-22 March 2016. Mentor was invited to take part in an expert panel, presenting our work on protecting young people from New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) use.

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Mentor-ADEPIS joins expert meeting with UNESCO, UNODC and WHO

We were recently given an exciting opportunity to share examples of good practice from Mentor ADEPIS and contribute to the development of new international guidance at a four-day International Expert Meeting on Substance Use among Children and Young People held in Istanbul by UNESCO, UNODC and WHO.

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“We don’t get taught enough”

The findings from Mentor's recent work on school-based alcohol and drug education have been published by the peer-reviewed international journal, Drugs and Alcohol Today.

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Breaking Out to Breaking Bad

One of the key findings from our work delivering alcohol education services in HMYOI Polmont is that, no matter how many interventions you provide, the young people must want to make positive changes in order for any benefit to develop.

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