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Mentor Launches Quality Mark for Alcohol and Drugs Education

Mentor has launched their Quality Mark for Alcohol and Drugs Education, alongside a set of developmental Quality Standards for schools and practitioners which aim improve the quality of alcohol and drug education and prevention in England.

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Mentor Launches New Psychoactive Substances Video For Luton

Our new short video about the risks of taking new psychoactive substances (NPS) was developed in conjunction the youth organisation Tokko as part of Project Aware, Mentor’s ongoing NPS awareness work in Luton under the banner of Why Not Find Out.

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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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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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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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Melanie Onn shows support for Mentor’s Kinship Care Week

Melanie Onn MP has lent her support to Mentor's Kinship Care Week, shining a light on the dedication and commitment of the thousands of kinship carers who give children and young people a safe, loving and stable home.

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Press Release: Mentor Launches Kinship Care Week 2017

Mentor launches its Kinship Care Week as a new survey shows high public expectation for grandparents to take on childcare if parents can no longer do so.

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UNESCO-UNODC-WHO Endorse ADEPIS as Best Practice for Drugs and Alcohol Education

The latest United Nations publication on ‘Good policy and practice in health education booklet’ features Mentor's Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) as a "prime example" of good practice.

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Government funds Mentor UK’s online resource to expand drug and alcohol prevention in schools

Mentor UK has been awarded a new three year contract, jointly funded by Public Health England (PHE) and the Home Office, to continue to develop and deliver the ADEPIS (Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service) for schools and community prevention services.

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Louise Cattell Memorial Gig in Aid of Mentor UK

A memorial gig is being held on 2 March, at Nambucca, Upper Islington for Louise Cattell who died exactly six years ago in March 2011. The proceeds for the event will fund work progammes for the drugs and alcohol prevention charity Mentor UK.

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