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.
A team of cyclists from CBRE GWS are taking part in a bike ride from London to Brussels to raise money for Mentor and another charity organisation in September 2016.
We are delighted to share the news that a group of pupils from Whitefield School in Barnet have raised £250 for Mentor with a project created as part of First Give's school programme "Live to Give".
The UK's leading public health bodies have issued a report recommending, among other measures, that all children and young people learn about drugs in school through personal, social, health and economic (PHSE) education.
My comments on the Taking a New Line on Drugs report and a look at the potential for prevention to have a more prominent role within the UK's approach to drugs misuse.
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.
UNODC has launched 'Listen First', an international campaign for science-based drug prevention which aims to raise awareness around listening to children and youth as the first step to help them grow into healthy and safe adults.
On October 19, The Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor are bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective good practice at the National Alcohol and Drugs Education Conference.