Posts Tagged drug prevention

Updating your drugs policy to include NPS

In previous briefing papers, Mentor looked at the impact of new psychoactive substances on public health and drugs education. Schools and practitioners should also update their drugs policy to take account of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS). Every school’s drugs policy should include new psychoactive substances (NPS), formerly known as “legal […]

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September 22, 2016 – Raising the standard: tools and tips to improve alcohol and drug prevention

Mentor is determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We are doing this through the delivery of free regional seminars through our Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS), exploring quality assessed programmes by the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions (CAYT). On Thursday 22nd September we were […]

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Mentor joins an expert panel at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna

Mentor’s efforts to promote holistic approach to education and prevention have been acknowledged by international delegates at UNODC global conference. Mentor was recently given an exciting opportunity to share our work, with specific focus on ways we strive to protect young people from New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) use. Mentor was […]

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Mentor ADEPIS joins expert meeting with UNESCO, UNODC and WHO

Mentor’s efforts to promote evidence-based practice through the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) have been recognised at an international level. We were recently given an exciting opportunity to share examples of good practice from Mentor ADEPIS and contribute to the development of new international guidance at a […]

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July 7, 2015 – Unplugged: Life-skills for thriving youth

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing CAYT quality-assessed programmes for young people. On Tuesday 7th July we held the first seminar of the series, which looked at Unplugged. Unplugged Programme […]

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International Resource Finder – Mentor International

Mentor International’s new International Resource Finder is for anyone working with young people to easily and quickly find materials to help them in their work. This interactive tool features more than 100 evidence-informed resources from a variety of leading organisations across the world committed to drug prevention. We hope that […]

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Building resilience and character in young people

Building resilience in children and young people is one of the key principles of good education, and a necessary requirement in facilitating personal growth, whilst enabling children and young people to successfully navigate life and life challenges. This briefing paper looks at resilience in the context of universal educational settings […]

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The future of evidence-based prevention

We are very pleased to see the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) mentioned in two key strategic documents this week: The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) report on the prevention of alcohol and drug dependence, and the Home Office third annual review of […]

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November 11, 2014 – Engaging parents in alcohol and drug education

On Tuesday 11th November the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) was in Leeds to share some useful advice for practitioners willing to better engage parents and families in alcohol and drug education. The day was opened by Helena Conibear, Director of the Alcohol Education Trust who […]

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September 19, 2014 – Ofsted, PSHE education and the new curriculum 2014

On Friday 19th September we held the seventh regional seminar of the ADEPIS series, which looked at Ofsted, PSHE education and the New Curriculum 2014. Following the publication of the new National curriculum, this seminar explored the status and role of PSHE education for the academic year starting in 2014. The […]

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