Mentor runs evidence-based projects on a variety of topics and for different groups of young people, and the adults in their lives. We run projects both independently and in partnership with other organisations.
Click the links below to learn more about the programmes we are currently running.
The Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) is a platform for sharing resources aimed at those working in drug and alcohol education and prevention.
The Bottle Project is a peer-led programme that aims to build resilience to risks – particularly alcohol misuse and offending behaviour – and to foster healthy ambition, determination and a sense of community among participants.
Breaking Out is a 3-year project that aims to reduce offending behaviour and harm caused by alcohol misuse through a sustainable peer education programme. This programme is being delivered at HM Youth Offending Institute in Polmont, Scotland.
Mentor is working in partnership with a consortium of organisations to develop an Early Help Model for Kinship Carers that enables kinship carers to access the right support at the right time.
Families Together works with 180 families in Scotland to build kinship carers' emotional resilience and to build a model for local authorities to implement sustainable, evidenced-based interventions.
Mentor has been funded by the EEF to lead a UK trial of the Good Behaviour Game (GBG), an evidence-based approach to classroom management that helps children learn how to work together to create a positive learning environment.
Project Aware is an Angelus programme based in Luton which aims to create drug aware communities and young people so that they are able to stay safe from drugs, including new and emerging drugs.
Mentor delivered a pilot of the life-skills based prevention programme Unplugged in secondary schools and Pupil Referral Units in Blackpool and Salford as well as the Greater Manchester area.
The Young STAND Awards is an innovative awards scheme aimed at recognising and rewarding projects in Scotland that help prevent children and young people from misusing alcohol and other drugs – both now and in their future lives.
Opportunities for future projects
Know of a programme or partnership opportunity in your area? Get in touch!