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2014-01-27 20:22:03

High School Students complete Repurpose Project for the GenOn Power Plant ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, in partnership with Skanska and T.C. Williams High School of Alexandria, Virginia, will present the final projects for the School to Skanska Authentic Career Experience. High school Students have been engaged with Skanska, a leading pre-construction and construction service provider, in a development activity. By working in...

2014-01-23 16:24:59

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and other key partners (as listed below), is hosting a Youth Drug Facts Rally at the House of Sweden on Thursday, January 30th, from 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The House of Sweden is located at 2900 K st. NW, Washington D.C. 20007. Approximately 200 students from 5 local high schools will attend and interact with top U.S. scientific experts and...

2013-10-28 16:24:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and other key partners (as listed below), are together hosting a Youth Drug Facts Rally event at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore on October 30, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is located at 251 Bayview Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21224. Approximately two hundred local students from Mergenthaler...

2013-08-01 16:28:27

"30% of all high school seniors in the U.S. admit to using an illicit drug within the past year. The nonmedical use of prescription drugs is highest among young adults. In 2010, more young adults died from prescription drug overdoses than of any other drug, including heroin and cocaine combined." - The National Institute on Health, 2012 WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mentor Foundation USA, Comcast and A&E Networks today announced that a special video...

2011-11-04 14:47:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, the international organization that is focused on preventing drug abuse among youth, joined the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Embassy of Sweden in observing National Drug Abuse Facts Day on Nov. 2, bringing together top scientists, parents, educators, counselors, community members and students to find ways to address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse by youth. Speakers at the conference, which...

2011-10-28 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mentor Foundation USA, the leading global organization in preventing drug abuse among youth, joins the National Institute on Drug Abuse and The Embassy of Sweden in observing National Drug Facts Day by bringing together top scientists, parents, educators and community members to address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse among youth. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Embassy of Sweden, 2900...

2011-10-27 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), Mentor Foundation USA in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Embassy of Sweden and The Mario Do Right Foundation is hosting National Drug Facts Day (NDFD) at the Swedish Embassy on November 2, 2011, from 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. One hundred D.C. high school students have been invited to have an opportunity to interact with top U.S. scientific experts and...