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.
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.
Girls Allowed works through a combination of group support and peer mentoring within schools and communities. The project is for girls and young women between the ages of 8 and 18. In its Pilot stage the project is due to run across Edinburgh and the Lothians beginning in 2019 and will provide the opportunity for 80 girls to participate each year over the first 3 years.
RLS is a subsance misuse education programme for young people aged 12-14. It draws on Mentor’s experience delivering programmes with young people in a variety of settings and brings together the best prevention knowledge and practice with skills-based learning. RLS gives young people the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices around alcohol and other drugs.
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.
Why Not Find Out (WNFO) is an independent and reliable source of information on substances designed to help equip young people to avoid drug related risks through a website, media campaign and direct outreach in schools and community settings.