Briefing papers on alcohol and drug education and prevention

Alcohol and drug education resources for schools and practitioners

Below is a selection of briefing papers published by Mentor (including Mentor-ADEPIS and the Drug Education Forum) to support teachers and practitioners working in the field of drug and alcohol education and prevention.

Mentor-ADEPIS briefing papers are written with schools and practitioners in mind, to help support their work in educating and protecting young people with regard to the harms of alcohol and drugs.

To access resources developed by other organisations, please click here.

Questions or feedback? Please get in touch: adepis@mentoruk.org

The Adolescent Brain – Wired for Taking Risks

The Adolescent Brain – Wired for Taking Risks

The Brain Under Construction – A window into the developing brain

The Brain Under Construction – A window into the developing brain

School-based alcohol and drug education and prevention – what works?

School-based alcohol and drug education and prevention – what works?

Preventing Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

Preventing Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

Life-skills based education for alcohol and drug prevention

Life-skills based education for alcohol and drug prevention

Delivering alcohol and drug education: Advice for teachers

Delivering alcohol and drug education: Advice for teachers

Building resilience and character in young people

Building resilience and character in young people

Early Intervention and Prevention

Early Intervention and Prevention

Making it Inclusive: Alcohol and drug education in multicultural settings

Making it Inclusive: Alcohol and drug education in multicultural settings

‘Legal Highs’ and Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

‘Legal Highs’ and Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

Efficient needs assessment in schools

Efficient needs assessment in schools

E-cigarettes and Nicotine Containing Products (NCPs)

E-cigarettes and Nicotine Containing Products (NCPs)

Identifying and supporting children affected by parental substance misuse – Resource for schools

Identifying and supporting children affected by parental substance misuse – Resource for schools

Caffeine and energy drinks

Caffeine and energy drinks

Reviewing your drug and alcohol policy: a toolkit for schools

Reviewing your drug and alcohol policy: a toolkit for schools

Four questions to ask as school governors

Four questions to ask as school governors

Disengaged from school, engaged with drugs and alcohol?

Disengaged from school, engaged with drugs and alcohol?

Smoking prevention among young people

Smoking prevention among young people

Drugs, alcohol and youth crime: Counting the cost

Drugs, alcohol and youth crime: Counting the cost

Young people’s drinking: health harms and NHS burden

Young people’s drinking: health harms and NHS burden

Alcohol, drugs and sexual health: Tackling under-18 conceptions

Alcohol, drugs and sexual health: Tackling under-18 conceptions

A presentation for school governors

A presentation for school governors

The principles of good drug education

The principles of good drug education

Principles for supporting school drug education

Principles for supporting school drug education

Beyond the lesson plan

Beyond the lesson plan

Engaging parents in drug education in schools and in the community

Engaging parents in drug education in schools and in the community

Learning from life skills programmes in drug education

Learning from life skills programmes in drug education

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