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D.A.R.E. High School Curricula

Posted on May 5, 2017 by in Curriculum, Educational Courses

D.A.R.E. High School Curricula

SCIENCE BASED. IMPACTFUL. EFFECTIVE. D.A.R.E.’s high school curricula program consists of three distinct modules that offer educators and law enforcement flexible and cost-effective options for providing students with relevant and timely information and tools to exercise responsible decision-making. The curricular components are independent, yet supportive of one another. The modules can be implemented individually, as […]

Breaking: New Study Finds ER Visits for Kids More Than Quadrupled Since Colorado Legalized Marijuana

Posted on May 4, 2017 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News

Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM)

Alexandria, VA, May 4, 2017 – Today, a new study was released showing that marijuana-related emergency visits by kids in Colorado more than quadrupled since the state legalized marijuana. In 2005, only 149 teens were admitted for marijuana-related visits. That number spiked to 639 by 2015, most of which were related to mental illness. “This study highlights the […]

Verda Elementary Students D.A.R.E. Program a Success

Posted on May 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Louisiana

Verda Elementary DARE Students

GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) – For Verda Elementary fifth grade teacher Denise Jordan, this year’s D.A.R.E. program was a triumph of determination and teamwork for her kids. On April 27, the students graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in a ceremony that took place at Verda Elementary and was attended by the proud family, friends and […]

2017 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference Schedule

Posted on May 1, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight

Planner and Pen

Conference schedule is subject to change and will be updated as information becomes available. Monday, July 10th Registration, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm D.A.R.E. Auto Show, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm D.A.R.E. Vendors & Exhibitors, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 11th Workshops, 8:00 am-12:00 pm Registration, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm D.A.R.E. Auto […]

A Rejuvenated D.A.R.E. Can Combat Opioid Epidemic, Cops Say

Posted on May 1, 2017 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officers Association

By Dave Hutchinson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Right: Statewide members of the New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officers Association met on Monday at the Ocean County Police Academy. In the wake of the growing heroin and opioid epidemic, New Jersey’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education – also known as D.A.R.E. – program is regaining its footing […]

Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15, 2017

Posted on April 29, 2017 by in Events, News

Peace Officers Memorial Day

In conjunction with Police Week, Peace Officers Memorial Day will be observed on May 15. Members of the D.A.R.E. family remember and honor our brothers and sisters killed or disabled in the line of duty.

Kofee Anderson, Alabama Super Citizen Hero

Posted on April 27, 2017 by in Alabama, Hometown, News

Kofee Anderson, Super Citizen Hero

Over the past 10 weeks, students in the Super Citizen Program have been learning about civics, character, financial literacy and our Great American Story. To put character in context, classes were challenged to identify people in the community who exemplified the qualities they are learning. Students at Catoma Elementary School in Montgomery Alabama recognized Cpl. […]

LBT Officer Heads Up New Jersey D.A.R.E. Association, Aiming to Help Combat State Drug Epidemic

Posted on April 27, 2017 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officers Association

A Long Beach Township police officer was among the members of the New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officers Association who met for the first time this past Monday, at the Ocean County Police Academy, to discuss the drug abuse epidemic. Right: Members of the New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officers Association met at the Ocean County Police Academy on […]

D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on April 22, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Danbury Elementary principal Dan Humphrey takes a selfie with the first graduating class of the D.A.R.E. program at Danbury Middle School. -- register photo/WANDA CHANDLER

MARBLEHEAD –– Danbury Middle School sixth graders graduated from D.A.R.E. recently. Right: Danbury Elementary principal Dan Humphrey takes a selfie with the first graduating class of the D.A.R.E. program at Danbury Middle School. — register photo/WANDA CHANDLER D.A.R.E. which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education is a substance abuse prevention educational program that assists in […]

400-plus Grade 6 Students Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on April 22, 2017 by in Alberta, Canada, D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Hometown International, News

Between STAR Catholic and Black Gold School Division, more than 400 Grade 6 students graduated from the DARE program on April 19. Each student received a certificate from their DARE instructor and School Resource Officer Cst. Neil Muz.

After three years of absence, this year’s Grade 6 students graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. New school resource officer Cst. Neil Muz reintroduced the program into City of Leduc Schools. He has been teaching the course for the last 12 years in every community he’s been posted in and has seen […]