Planet Youth Conference 2024

The Planet Youth Annual Conference 2024

Prevention through social change

The Icelandic Prevention Model in Action

THE
Planet Youth Guidebook

The Planet Youth guidebook supports our partners and community teams in implementing the Icelandic Prevention model in their region. A shorter version of the guide is publicly available for download.

PLANET YOUTH
GUIDANCE PROGRAM

CREATING A BETTER
FUTURE FOR YOUTH

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DRUG PREVENTION IS POSSIBLE
Ultimately preventing children and adolescents from initiation of drug use. In developing our approach, we relied on global research findings, as well as our own local observations about those individual and societal factors that contribute to the likelihood of adolescent substance use. 

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The Icelandic
Prevention Model

From highest to lowest in substance use – 15/16 year old students in Iceland using the Icelandic model.

Events

Every year Planet Youth, colleagues and partners alike, including specialists from all over the world gather to discuss everything from prevention work and society to the Planet Youth method. Take a look at our upcoming events!

Publications

During the past 10 years more than 100 peer reviewed articles have been published by our scientists on various matters related to public health, prevention, youth and on the Icelandic model.

Get Involved

We provide step-by-step milestone guidelines for cities and local communities to minimize drug use among
children and adolescents. The model has proven easily transferable and can be applied in any community.

We offer three ways to deliver this model to you.