The “Motivation for Life” Program Launch

The “Motivated for Life” Program has been Launched It is the implementation of the Planet Youth program that has been successful in preventing substance abuse all over the globe. Yesterday, Mayor Gustavo Saadi led the act of implementing the Planet Youth system for the prevention of substance abuse, which is developed through the “Motivated for […]

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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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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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