Scientists from Planet Youth with research on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Lancet Psychiatry

June 7, 2021 Planet Youth scientists get their research on the COVID-19 pandemic published in the Lancet Psychiatry Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdottir, chief analytics officer of Planet Youth and Thorhildur Halldorsdottir, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychology at Reykjavik University, being interviewed by the National Television of Iceland (RUV). While substance use declined, social […]

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Stirling University studies the Icelandic model

May 26, 2021 Stirling University Studies the Icelandic Model Dundee leads the way for Scotland as the first city in Scotland to implement the Icelandic model. As stated by The Courier “Audrey May, chief education officer at Dundee City Council, is closely involved with the project and explained how this model of prevention has the […]

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Planet Youth at the times of COVID-19

November 12, 2020 Planet Youth at the times of COVID-19 Record demand and participation The COVID-19 pandemic has in a matter of months turned every-day-life around throughout the world both for adults and youth. Home-schooling has in many parts of the world replaced regular school attendance which makes it impossible to carry out surveys in […]

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The first County to implement Planet Youth in Canada

January 20, 2020 The first County to implement Planet Youth in Canada Lanark County in Ontario became the first county to launch the Planet Youth model for substance-use prevention in youth in Canada. The launch took place on January 20 in Carleton Place. The Planet Youth Lanark County (PYLC) is collaborating with the Catholic District  School Board […]

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The official launch of the Chilean project

May 10, 2019 Official launch of the Chilean project A delegation from ICSRA was in Chile the week from May 6-10 to launch the project Elige Vivir Sin Drogas, based on the Planet Youth method. The project is intended to reduce the substance use of Chilean youth with a similar methodology as ICSRA decreased substance […]

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