Read our third #LetsTalkPrevention guest blog by Harry Sumnall, Professor in Substance Misuse at the Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.
This week, Mentor UK responds to the Health and Social Care Committee's call for answers on health harms and drugs policy
The Crime Survey Figures for England and Wales (CSEW) were released yesterday and showed good indications of big falls in NPS use.
The Department of Health published its new Tobacco Control Plan on Tuesday 18 July, outlining the government's ambitious plans to create a "smokefree generation".
As we approach the first anniversary of the passing into law of the Psychoactive Substances Act, Mentor's Director of Policy and Communications Jeremy Sare reflects on the Act's effectiveness and how much harm to young people has been prevented.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for New Psychoactive Substances and Volatile Substance Abuse has launched its website.
Lisa Lione, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life and Medical Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire and a member of Mentor's Expert Advisory Panel, published this article in the British Pharmacological Society journal Pharmacology Matters in November 2016. It is shared here with permission.
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.
Mentor responds to an informed debate in the House of Lords on Monday 11 April on the issue of drug misuse, education and prevention. The debate highlighted the growing importance of drug policy to members of both Houses, and of evidence-based education and prevention measures.