New employees to Planet Youth team

November 29, 2022 New employees to the Planet Youth team Planet Youth continues its journey as a born global social innovation company. In 2022 we have hired some awesome people to increase our capacity in implementing the Guidance Program. We are now present in 16 different countries and will be adding even more next year. […]

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Icelandic model and the Atlantic model

October 20, 2022 Icelandic model and the Atlantic model On Tuesday 18th of October, Bruce Fitch, the provincial health minister in New Brunswick, announced plans to setup a pilot a five-year project in collaboration with Planet Youth. At the Teen Resource Centre in Saint John, Fitch remarked “We know substance use can be a leading […]

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Yucatan partners up with Planet Youth

October 5, 2022 Yucatan partners up with Planet Youth The Governor of Yucatan Vila Dosal announced a partnership with Planet Youth to work on changing the environment of children in the state of Yucatan for the coming years. In the first phase the methodology will be implemented in the 14 municipalities that have the largest […]

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Calgary Canada becomes a Planet Youth city

April 25, 2022 Calgary Canada becomes a Planet Youth city Planet Youth and United Way have partnered up to start working with the Planet Youth methodology in Calgary. To kick the project off the CEO of Planet Youth, Pall Rikhardsson, travelled to Calgary and gave a lecture on the Icelandic Prevention Model at The Recovery […]

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National agreement with Chile

January 26, 2022 National agreement with the Chilean government Today Planet Youth ehf signed an agreement with the Chilean government about continuing  our successful work in Chile. This is now a national contract reaching 331 municipalities.  In 2022 we look forward to continuing our activities and the good work being done there.  Good news for […]

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Introducing the Planet Youth International Congress of Addiction Prevention in Guanajuato, Mexico

November 11, 2021 Introducing the Planet Youth International Congress of Addiction Prevention in Guanajuato, Mexico Planet Youth and the Government of the State of Guanajuato will host The International Congress on Addiction Prevention: “Building a better future for Girls, Boys and Adolescents “. It will be held from November 30th to December 3rd, in the […]

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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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