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  • Stirling University studies the Icelandic model

    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…

  • Pall Rikhardsson the new CEO of Planet Youth

    Pall Rikhardsson the new CEO of Planet Youth

    February  14, 2021 Pall Rikhardsson the new CEO of Planet Youth In the beginning of February Planet Youth promoted Dr. Pall Rikhardsson to be the new CEO of the company. At the same time a new organizational structure was set in action to better meet the growing demand for the Planet Youth services.We welcome Pall…

  • Planet Youth at the times of COVID-19

    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…

  • Catamarca the first Argentine city to join Planet Youth

    Catamarca the first Argentine city to join Planet Youth

    October 19, 2020 San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca the first to join from Argentina The region of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca in the northwestern part of Argentina is the first Planet Youth partner in Argentina. Catamarca joins a growing number of municipalities in Europe, Australia and America from Canada in the north…

  • Chile won‘t let the Pandemic stop their „Elige vivir sin drogas“

    Chile won‘t let the Pandemic stop their „Elige vivir sin drogas“

    September 2, 2020 Chile won‘t let the Pandemic stop their „Elige vivir sin drogas“ The newspaper El Mercurio in Chile interviewed Carlos Charme the Director of SENDA (Service for Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Rehabilitation) August 31 on the difficult situation due to the COVID pandemic in 2020 and the project „Elige vivir sin drogas“. Marijuana-use among…

  • Inspirations from the world – the 6th Planet Youth Conference

    Inspirations from the world – the 6th Planet Youth Conference

    March 18, 2020 Inspirations from the world – the 6th Planet Youth Conference The sixth Planet Youth Conference took place in Reykjavik Iceland on the 4th to 6th of March. The event was set in the beautiful location of Grand Hotel Reykjavik, with a view over both sea and mountains on the cold but sunny…

  • The first County to implement Planet Youth in Canada

    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…

  • The official launch of the Chilean project

    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…

  • President of Chile announces the cooperation with Planet Youth in Chile

    President of Chile announces the cooperation with Planet Youth in Chile

    April 3, 2019 President of Chile announces the cooperation with Planet Youth in Chile The president of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, announced the cooperation with Planet Youth on the 1st of April 2019 in a formal announcement on TV. The president spoke about the grave situation that children and adolescents in Chile are at the forefront…

  • Mosaic article about Planet Youth on their fifth anniversary

    Mosaic article about Planet Youth on their fifth anniversary

    March 25, 2019 Mosaic article about Planet Youth on their fifth anniversary The journalist Emma Young from Mosaic interviewed our directors, Jon Sigfusson and Inga Dora Sigfusdottir, in the end of February 2019 to catch up with them and to check out how Planet Youth had evolved since her groundbreaking article: „Iceland knows how to…