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The Planet Youth prevention model is aimed at improving the lives of young people. The model has proven easily transferable and can be applied in any community.

The evidence-based practise model was developed by a group of Icelandic social scientists at the Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA) alongside policymakers and practitioners.

It emphasises the importance of family, sensitive parenting and building a supportive and linked community around each young person. There is also a focus on engaging young people in organised youth activities. The Model follows a community-based approach designed to deter adolescent substance use and promote opportunities for positive youth development.

Knowledge share article:

Substance Use Prevention for Adolescents: The Icelandic Model 

Website:

PlanetYouth- Evidence based drug prevention

The Planet Youth team
The Planet Youth team
Jón Sigfússon, Planet Youth Director
Jón Sigfússon- Planet Youth Director 
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