The focus of Mentor’s work is to undertake, develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate best or promising practice in drug prevention internationally. Mentor seeks to help those working with young people to find the best possible ways to implement the most effective drug prevention initiatives. In other words we:
• Create and undertake youth oriented drug prevention programmes that are scientifically sound to be implemented on a national or international basis. With its primary target group of young people, it undertakes projects and identifies promising and best practice. Mentor’s project work can be grouped into five key areas:
Information and Policy Development
• Research, evaluate and support prevention development projects in collaboration with or on behalf of other international agencies, NGO’s or governments to assist them in developing programmes that are of the highest calibre.
• Act as a consultant in providing advice, training, evaluation and project management for international agencies and governments wishing to develop or improve their prevention policy and practice.