Mentor runs evidence-based projects for different groups of young people and the adults in their lives. We deliver projects both independently and in partnership with other organisations.

See below for a list of active programmes.



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.


Bottle Project

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.

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Breaking Out

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.


Families Together

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.

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The Good Behaviour Game

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

Project Aware

Project Aware is an Angelus programme based in Luton focused on creating drug-aware communities to ensure young people are aware of new and emerging drugs so they can take action to stay safe and reduce harm.

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Young STAND Awards

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

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.


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Corporate Programmes

Corporate partnerships play an important role in helping us expand our work and inspire young people.

Click here to learn more about our corporate programmes.