Evidence

Preventing NPS misuse among young people

Mentor recently delivered a CAYT seminar looking at new psychoactive substances and how schools and practitioners can improve their knowledge of these substances in order to deliver appropriate interventions.

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Mentor News

Changes to the Why Not Find Out site

We've made some exciting changes to Why Not Find Out - keep reading to find out more.

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Mentor News

Announcement: Angelus website closing down

One year after Angelus and Mentor merged, the decision has been made to close the Angelus Foundation website.

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Press Release

Mentor and Adfam Launch Parents’ Handbook

Today, Mentor and Adfam launch their joint publication ‘Talking with your children about New Psychoactive Substances and Club Drugs – A Handbook for Parents and Carers.’

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Evidence

Mentor-ADEPIS teacher training: social-emotional learning

In June 2017 Mentor delivered a teacher training event aimed at inspiring practitioners to use social-emotional learning approaches to help young people with complex needs overcome anxiety-related behaviours.

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Policy

New Government Stats Show Use of New Psychoactive Substances “Significantly” Reduced

The Crime Survey Figures for England and Wales (CSEW) were released yesterday and showed good indications of big falls in NPS use.

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Press Release

Mentor Launches Its Five-Year Strategic Plan for 2017-2022

Mentor launches its Five Year Strategic Plan setting out clearly its "life-course approach to prevention" which can be shown to be the most effective way of preventing harms to young people from alcohol and other drugs.

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Policy

New Tobacco Control Plan puts ‘Prevention First’ to achieve “smokefree generation”

The Department of Health published its new Tobacco Control Plan on Tuesday 18 July, outlining the government's ambitious plans to create a "smokefree generation".

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Press Release

New Drugs Strategy puts prevention at its centre

The government’s new national drug strategy, published today, puts prevention "front and centre", signalling a measurable shift towards evidence-based drugs education and away from 'scare tactics'.

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News

Thousands of children are living with adults in treatment for alcohol or drugs

A shocking report from the Children's Commissioner reveals millions of children in England are living vulnerable or high risk lives.

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