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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Drug Prevention

Leading Drug Education Charities, Mentor UK and Angelus, to Merge

Two of the UK's leading drugs education charities have announced they are to merge.

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Mentoring

My Mentor Made Me Dream Bigger and Believe in Myself

When Rina was about to choose her secondary school program, the people around her made her doubt which path to take, but then she met her mentor Cecilia. Cecilia made her believe in herself and encouraged her to follow her dream.

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Mentoring

Cecilia Has Helped Me to Find My Way

When Cecilia and Evin started their mentor-year Evin was insecure and felt scared of moving outside her comfort area. She wasn’t keen on using public transport and double-checked her travels again and again. They usually met close to Evin’s home in Vårby but as they got to know each other they could travel further and further.

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