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Posted on February 27, 2016 by in News


Some pro-drug websites are promulgating misinformation claiming “Drug Abuse Resistance Education program (D.A.R.E.), one of the largest anti-drug groups in the world, no longer lists marijuana as a so-called “gateway drug”. The misinformation, attributed to Emily Grey or “Monterey Bub” depending upon the website referenced, cannot pass without response. Had nominal research been conducted by […]

Sweepstakes Winners Feb 15th, 2016 – Congratulations!

Posted on February 15, 2016 by in News


Congratulations, Tajhanna, on your $5,000 win, and Sean, on your $2500 win! The drawing was on February 15th at the DARE offices.

A Day in the Life snapshot: NCDOA Board member and Mentor Lora Gilreath from Nags Head Police Department.

Posted on January 28, 2016 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

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A fun look at a day in the life of Lora Gilreath School Resource Officer, Nags Head Elementary School. (Click the image to enlarge) or go to the original article

Veterans Day November 11, 2015

Posted on November 10, 2015 by in News

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The D.A.R.E. family honors all the men and women who have selflessly served the nation and protected our freedoms.  

D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Winners — Congratulations Ethan and Masood

Posted on September 15, 2015 by in News

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See the videos for the drawing we did on 9/15/15, and congratulations to the winners! See locations of the sweepstakes near you at and thank you for support D.A.R.E. and the work we do.   The D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes Workers Click images for larger view

How Amazon Prime Day Can Help D.A.R.E.

Posted on July 15, 2015 by in News


July 15th is Amazon Prime Day with sales site wide that will rival Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members! What’s better is that with your Prime Day purchases, you can help support D.A.R.E.!  Our partner, iMyne, will make a donation each time you shop. Simply sign-up using the steps below!   1) Sign-up for your […]

D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2013

Posted on June 27, 2015 by in Annual Report, News

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  Download the 2013 DARE Annual Report. (Will open as a .pdf) Excerpt from report: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND PRESIDENT & CEO Celebrating D.A.R.E. – 30 Years as the world’s Preeminent Substance Abuse and Anti-High Risk Behavior Prevention Education Curricula Use of drugs by youth in the 1970s and 1980s gave […]


Posted on June 24, 2015 by in News, Spotlight


Abstract: SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Today, Corrective Education Company announced an official and exclusive partnership with D.A.R.E., and the building of a curriculum aimed at juveniles, named D.A.R.E. to Make the Right Choices™, which utilizes Restorative Justice to dissuade youth from shoplifting. Corrective Education Company (CEC) and D.A.R.E. co-developed this Restorative Education for Juveniles […]

Collier County student gets new wheelchair

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Florida, Hometown, News, Spotlight

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BY STEPHANIE SUSSKIND  DECEMBER 19, 2014 View Original Article COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- In this season of giving, a Collier County boy is getting the most meaningful gift of all, independence. The 10-year-old was using a broken wheelchair because insurance wouldn’t pay for a new one. But now, thanks to the generous hearts and wallets of a group […]

Nearly 400 fifth graders graduated the fall semester DARE program taught by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, Spotlight

At Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette, Drug Abuse Resistance Education essay winners were, from left, Trent Jenning, Elizabeth Mahler and Victoria Pohlmann. Immediately behind them are DARE instructor Sgt. Darrin Miller, Maj. Chad Clark, Sheriff James Pohlmann and Lt. Lisa Jackson, who heads the DARE program. In the back row are officers from the Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division which includes the Narcotics Unit. ((Photo by Steve Cannizaro))

Link to the original article The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office honored more than 100 fifth-graders at J.F. Gauthier Elementary School in St. Bernard and Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette on Dec. 16-17 who completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE taught by instructors from the Sheriff’s Office. It […]