Mentor USA is proud to have the support of Elina Ahlback and the Elina Ahlback Literary Agency. During our most recent Silent Auction, you had the opportunity to bid on an amazing one-on-one with Elina herself. Read more about Elina’s career journey, her love for books, and why she wants to give back to the community in this exclusive interview.
Jeremy Dawidowicz is the President of Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee and is truly living the example with his inspiring dedication to furthering the mission of adolescent substance use prevention. In appreciation of this, he has now been recognized and was recently presented with an award by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
At Mentor USA we are very proud of our collaboration and partnership with DEA and their fantastic Operation Engage initiative. To shine an even brighter light on their important work with youth substance use prevention we spoke with Gail Parker who works as their Community Outreach Specialist.
In the first Youth Perspective article of 2022, Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee Member, Grace Boudris, shares her thoughts on how coming back home from college during winter break can be just as challenging as adjusting to school in the beginning of the year.
Thank you for supporting Mentor Foundation USA this year. To end 2021 in the best of ways, we thought we would have a look at some of the 2021 highlights and reminisce a bit about some of the fun, inspiring, and insightful things that have happened during this year. Enjoy!
Mentor USA's Youth Advisory Committee wishes you all a happy holiday season and ends this year with a Youth Perspective article all about gratitude for what has been, and what's to come.
In honor of H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden’s birthday on December 23rd next week, we would like to extend our happiest birthday wishes in advance to Her Majesty!
“Youth substance use is not inevitable.” Dr. Robert DuPont on substance misuse, and the power of prevention.
With more than 50 years of experience in the field, Dr. Robert DuPont has both served as the founding Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which funds about 80% of the world’s drug and addiction research, served as a White House Drug Chief for two presidents, and met with Pope Francis during the first narcotic workshop in the Vatican City. Read more about his experiences, insights, and the biggest discovery of his career, in this exclusive interview.
Next Tuesday, November 30th, the annual "Giving Tuesday" is taking place and millions of people around the world come together to unleash a wave of generosity that lasts not only during this day, but that is part of everyday life around the world. Join us in this celebration of kindness and be a part of the creation of a more generous world!