prevention-smart parents is an interactive e-learning website developed for parents and caregivers to help protect children from using drugs. prevention-smart was developed by experts in the field of substance abuse prevention to provide parents/caregivers with resources and tools that promote a healthy well-being for children at all levels of development.

Mentor has developed this resource with the expertise from Mentor's own Scientific Advisory Network (SAN) of substance abuse prevention specialists and in partnership with a diverse group of prevention professionals.

Particular thanks go to:

  • Ken Winters Ph.D. (SAN Chairman)
    Director, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
    Senior Scientist, Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia

  • Beatriz Carlini Ph.D.
    Adviser on drugs related issues in Brazil, WHO consultant and prevention specialist

  • Martha Givaudan Ph.D.
    Executive Vice President of IMIFAP - education, health and life – Mexico City
    Clinical Psychologist

  • Richard MacKenzie M.D.
    Director of Adolescent Medicine Program at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California School of Medicine

  • Leslie Munson
    Provincial Prevention Consultant, Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission, Calgary

  • Daniel Pellaux
    Daniel Pellaux is Professor at the Swiss Institute of Pedagogy in Lausanne and Director for the training of teachers. He is also a consultant to WHO and UNICEF

  • Kate Winters
    Mentor Consultant - Prevention-Smart Parents

Prevention-Smart launched for initial evaluation on June 26th 2009. If you have any comments or feedback, please email us via the contact form.