Drug Prevention

Mentor UK Launches “The Parents’ Handbook”

Mentor UK, in cooperation with Adfam (an organization working to improve the lives of family members affected by the drug or alcohol use of a loved one), recently released “The Parents’ Handbook” as a free resource for parents and carers.

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Mentoring

A Mentor Is a Friend and Role Model

Today is #GivingTuesday! Let young people know they matter. Support Mentor.

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Mentoring

What Would You Say to Your 15-Year Old Self?

Last month, Mentor Sweden took over Stockholm’s Central Station and transformed the main hall into a “Mentor Day” for adults and teenagers to meet. It was a full day packed with competitions, choir and dance performances, interviews with astronauts, panel discussions with business leaders and “micro-mentoring.”

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Refugees

A Time for Action

"The current system is failing refugee and migrant children. States have a responsibility to uphold their rights and protect all children within their borders, without exception."
UNICEF Report, May 2017

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Youth

Celebrating International Day of Families

The goal of this day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting lifelong learning opportunities for children and youth, however a family is constituted.

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Youth

Depression Can Be Treated. The First Step is Talking.

Thoughts of the future can be overwhelming for adolescents and young people; they can cause anxiety and depression. It is so important for teenagers to have someone who will listen and to whom they can talk.

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Mentoring

Mentoring Can Change a Life

Mentoring provides meaningful connections and is rewarding for both the mentee and mentor. In this interview from a mentoring pair in Sweden, mentee, Benedicta, and mentor, Sandra, discuss the impact this relationship has had on both of their lives.

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Mentoring

Mentoring Makes a Difference

Imagine a world where every young person had a caring adult in their life to help them reach their full potential. This is what we at Mentor International work toward every single day and why we are thrilled to celebrate International Mentoring Day.

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Drug Prevention

Interview: Yvonne Thunell, Mentor International Chair

Mentor International’s Chair, Yvonne Thunell, recently attended a summit on the global proliferation of narcotics at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. This summit, “Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of This Global Issue,” was requested by Pope Francis to bring together the leading international scientists and practitioners to highlight the global drug epidemic. In this interview, Thunell talks about Mentor’s involvement at the summit, the topics discussed, and the most shocking thing she learned.

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Drug Prevention

Mentor International and H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden to Attend Vatican Summit

Pontifical Academy of Sciences holding a two-day workshop on Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue.

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