The first Mentor-ADEPIS seminar of 2017 invited practitioners, service providers and commissioners to discuss the significance of using quality standards in alcohol and drug education to develop and deliver effective programmes for young people.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for New Psychoactive Substances and Volatile Substance Abuse has launched its website.
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.
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.
Mentor welcomes the Government's announcement to make Relationships and Sex Education a statutory requirement in all schools in England along with the intent to broaden statutory PSHE education.
Mentor is delighted to announce the publication of the third edition of its Kinship Care Guide. The Guide was first published in 2009 and has since become a vital resource for both kinship carers and professionals, providing a definitive account of responsibilities, legal rights, financial rights and support for kinship carers in Scotland.
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.