The Mentor Foundation USA opened its Washington, D.C. office in 2010, with a mission to prevent drug abuse and promote health and well-being among children and youth in the United States.
Mentor Sweden is a non-governmental organisation established in 1994 working with a sole focus on health promotion and prevention of drug abuse among children and young people in Sweden. In partnership with Swedish corporations and adult volunteers from the public, Mentor Sweden manages three key programmes: Mentoring, Parenting and Inspirational activities. The activities aim to prevent abuse by building relationships between young people and adults and increasing motivation at school.
Mentor Lithuania's activities are aimed at children and young people and their caregivers, and institutions (including parents, grandparents, guardians, teachers, youth workers, social workers, health professionals). Mentor Lithuania’s goal is to become the authority on undertaking prevention programmes and enhancing the knowledge and understanding of prevention.
Mentor Germany initiates and promotes the development, implementation and dissemination of prevention projects for children (6-14 years) and adolescents and young adults (15-25). It aims to meet children and young people as equals and enable them to develop in a healthy way. Mentor Germany sees itself as a mediator and mouthpiece for the interests of children and young people and represents their views to society and politicians.
Mentor Colombia is a non-profit organisation that is committed to designing, developing, implementing and evaluating services and projects for promoting health and preventing drug consumption amongst young people. Mentor Colombia also develops activities for social promotion, advisory and consultancy services on drug demand reduction and related issues.
Mentor Arabia is committed to advocating for drug prevention and promoting the health and well-being of children and young people in the Arab World.
Mentor Latvia is a not-for-profit organisation which has been operating since 2010. Its main purpose is to provide emotional support and promote the well-being of young people (aged 15-25) through engaging them in various activities and thus empowering them to make healthy life decisions.
UYDEL, Mentor's East African Partner in Prevention, aims to empower disadvantaged, vulnerable and marginalised street and slum youth with social cognitive life skills that will enable them to become useful citizens of Uganda. The organisation's projects include counselling as well as drug and alcohol abuse prevention campaigns.
Mentor is a UK charity which believes that prevention is better than cure and focuses its efforts on promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people to reduce the damage that drugs can do to lives. Mentor UK thinks that a lot has been learnt about good prevention over recent years. In fact, the organisation sees that reflected back in the local partnerships, but there is still a long way to go to make a significant difference to those young people at risk of drug and alcohol misuse.
Matthew Scott established TONIC after leading substance misuse policy for Government at the Department for Education - writing sections of the 10 year drug strategy, and heading up development of Youth Alcohol Action Plan, Youth Alcohol Guidance with the Chief Medical Officer. He developed the Drug Use Screening Tool (DUST) and training used across the UK to enable universal agencies to identify young people in need of support with substance misuse issues.
EARYN's mission is to prevent and reduce drug abuse and HIV/AIDS amongst the general public in Nairobi, Kenya.
UNICEF's mission in Mali focuses on offering disadvantaged children the chance to go to school as well as on expanding basic health services to children and women in the country.
Narconon Albatros is dedicated to providing rehabilitation as well as prevention education aimed mainly at young people. It also provides support to those who are concerned about the well-being of their loved ones.
Takiwasi is dedicated to fundamental and applied research on traditional medicines and its implementation in the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts and the establishment of prevention mechanisms of substance abuse amongst young people.
The aim of the Infogroup International is to engage people to actively participate in debate, education programmes, share ideas and experience and build capacity on different subject in their local communities with others people around the world. Infogroup International connects people to find information, inspiration, get involvement, explore and better understand different problems in their communities, while at the same time learn about the community of their sister-group across the continent and build a global network of people committed to achieve the change.
Narconon's Gulf Coast centre in Florida is a drug prevention and rehabilitation centre that aims to provide help to people affected by and those at-risk of substance misuse.
Noble Men of Vision is a Kenyan organisation that strives to deal with youth empowerment, HIV and AIDS, drug abuse awareness, sports, civil education and children's rights.
Y-PEER is a network of more than 500 non-profit organizations and governmental institutions; its membership includes thousands of young people. The aim of Y-PEER is to expand the rights and opportunities of young people, make it easy for them to exchange information and experiences and to develop skills in order to change risk related behaviour. The network seeks to provide opportunities for dialogue and exchanges of opinions between young people taking part in the peer-to-peer programme and to improve the quality of education and knowledge on SRH (sexual and reproductive health) issues.
Preporod is a Society for the Fight Against Illnesses of Addiction and the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles. Its aim is to offer help to individuals with addiction problems, members of their families, those coming off rehabilitation, as well as all young people who want to hear and learn about drugs and how to resist them.
UNICEF's mission in Hong Kong focuses on:
The MyDrinkaware is an online tool created by Drinkaware and designed to help young people track the effects of their drinking by showing them their favourite drinks in units, calories and spend and also giving them personalised tips and feedback.
Norway's commitment to UNICEF and the world's children is seen in the country's strong support for education, with a special focus on girls' education. UNICEF Norway aims to provide funds to ensure that more children have access to a quality education – and that education is restored as quickly as possible after emergencies around the world.
Safeguard My Meds is a US national educational programme developed by Purdue Pharma L.P. and the National Community Pharmacists Association to increase awareness about the importance of safe storage and disposal of prescription medicine in an effort to reduce the risk of misuse and abuse.
The Drug Education Forum is an on-line newspaper that aims to bring together national organisations in England committed to improving the practice and profile of drug education.
Project Know is an on-line resource that provides information on numerous substances of abuse, alcohol and drugs statistics, substance abuse addictions and treatments (aftercare, assesment, rehab, relapse prevention etc.) and also on local addiction and drug rehab resources in the U.S.