News

Home Office funds Mentor UK alcohol and drug prevention scheme

We are excited to announce Real-Life Skills in Blackpool - an alcohol and drug prevention programme involving the local community, teachers, peer-to-peer learning and giving over 140 kids the confidence to make healthy choices.

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News

Mentor UK celebrates 20-year anniversary with old and new friends

Since the establishment of Mentor UK in 1998 we have worked hard to improve the lives of children with free alcohol and drug education

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Mentor News

Alcohol Awareness Week 2018 is about ‘Change’

Charity Alcohol Concern lead the campaign with the theme of 'Change' - which is necessary, possible and happening.

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Mentor News

We all have a story to share #MyTeenageMe

Mentor is the UK’s leading charity working to prevent alcohol and drug misuse among children and young people.

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Kinship care

Breaking The Cycle: Mentor UK’s Kinship Care Conference

A recap of the most recent bi-annual conference, held Tuesday 25th September 2018 at Dundas Castle, Scotland.

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News

Lessons to be learnt from young teenage alcohol consumption report

Teenagers in the UK and Ireland are among the worst alcohol users in Europe, and yet has the most improved declining usage figures, what should we take from this?

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Mentor News

Mentor UK backs report calling for urgent evidence-based drugs education

Alcohol and drugs education comes under media spotlight following report showing urgent need to safeguard young people from the potential risks of buying and selling cannabis

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CEO Blog

Monkey Dust: ‘New’ Psychoactive Drug, old story

This morning I was invited onto BBC Radio Stoke to discuss Monkey Dust, part of the phenomena of what are called New Psychoactive Substances or what you may have known as Legal Highs.

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Mentor News

Young people, mental health and substance use: Exploring the links

Ongoing research seeks to provide an overview on mental health in childhood and adolescence and links between mental health and substance use.

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