Evidence

Mentor-ADEPIS seminar explores how to use evidence for effective alcohol and drug education

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.

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Policy

NPS & VSA All-Party Parliamentary Group website launched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for New Psychoactive Substances and Volatile Substance Abuse has launched its website.

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News

System launched to help tackle NPS harms

A new online system, Report Illicit Drug Reaction, was launched today to improve knowledge of the harmful effects of new psychoactive substances.

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Press Release

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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Press Release

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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Mentor News

Mentor Youth Panel recruitment begins

Mentor are recruiting passionate 16-24 year olds to form a panel of youth advisors.

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Education

Government Moves Closer to Compulsory Alcohol and Drugs Education for Schools

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.

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Kinship care

Mentor publishes Kinship Care Guide 3rd edition

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.

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Press Release

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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CEO Blog

CEO blog: Hopes for the New Year

Here are my four top goals for Mentor for 2017 in this first blog of the new year.

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