Jamila has been managing the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) since September 2013. Passionate about achieving positive social change in society, Jamila has been involved in the management of a wide range of projects to do with youth engagement, active citizenship and human rights across the UK, Europe and the Middle East and North Africa. Jamila also spent time as a Research Assistant for Dr Maha Azzam at the Chatham House and Dr Sara Silvestri at City University London.
Mentor is the UK’s authoritative voice in protecting children and young people from risky behaviours, including drug and alcohol abuse, bringing together the best international scientific evidence, academic research, policy and practical experience. Mentor has worked for 17 years to support and empower young people to build their resilience and help them make informed decisions that ensure their own physical, mental and social well-being.
The Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) is a platform for sharing information and resources aimed at schools, practitioners working in alcohol and drug education and prevention, and a growing range of other settings for reaching young people. Since launched in 2013, ADEPIS has become acknowledged as the leading source of evidence based information and resources for alcohol and drug education and prevention.