April 21, 2014




This is the place to keep up with the latest information affecting our program as D.A.R.E. continues to help eradicate drug abuse and violence throughout the world.




Wil Wheaton Gives Advice on Being a Nerd and It Goes Viral

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

Wil Wheaton

Source: Examiner.com Wil Wheaton has some advice for those who are called nerds and bullied as children. During a panel at the Denver Comic Con in June of 2013, Wheaton was asked if he was ever…

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Percentage of College Freshmen Drinking Beer in the Past Year Remains at Historically Low Levels

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

University of Maryland Seal

Source: CESAR FAX, University of Maryland Center for Substance Abuse Research The percentage of U.S. college freshmen reporting that they drank beer occasionally or frequently in the past year has…

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National D.A.R.E Day, April 3, 2014

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014


Each year one day, National D.A.R.E. Day, is set aside to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of D.A.R.E., as well as the students having graduated from D.A.R.E. their D.A.R.E. Officers…

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2014 Los Angeles Benefit Reception

Posted on Mar 19th, 2014

You are cordially invited to the   Los Angeles Benefit Reception   HONORING   The Honorable Jackie Lacey LOS ANGELES COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY   The Honorable Steve…

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D.A.R.E. Officers Teach Kids Life Skills

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2014


Right: Moss Point Upper Elementary School fifth-graders Noe Quezada, left, and Marlana Lewis listen as Moss Point police D.A.R.E. officer Darius Wilson teaches a class there. …

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Bismarck Holds D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Feb 4th, 2014

Approximately 40 Bismarck fifth graders took part in Friday’s D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony held in the school cafeteria under the direction of St. Francois County Deputy Gary Carver, long-time D.A.R.E. instructor (back row, middle). At the program, two students — Jathan Thilking and Teagan Ryder — read their required essays aloud to their fellow students.

Approximately 40 Bismarck fifth graders took part in Friday’s D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony held in the school cafeteria under the direction of St. Francois County Deputy Gary Carver, long-time…

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Marijuana Use by U.S. 12th Graders Increases Even as Alcohol and Cigarette Use Continue to Decline

Posted on Jan 28th, 2014

University of Maryland Seal

Read at the University of Maryland Center for Substance Abuse Research website The percentage of U.S. high school seniors reporting the use of alcohol or cigarettes in the past month has decreased…

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The D.A.R.E Song

Posted on Jan 15th, 2014


Play the MP3 of the Song: 

Click here to download the MP3 file or scroll down to play and/or share the MP4 file Click here to download the Lyrics in PDF or…

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Let’s Not Kid Ourselves About Marijuana

Posted on Jan 11th, 2014

A user selects marijuana strains to purchase at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary in Denver, Colorado.Getty Images

Colorado makes pot legal, 'Rocky Mountain high' jokes follow. Now watch the tragedies start piling up. By MITCHELL S. ROSENTHAL, Jan. 9, 2014 6:50 p.m. ET  Read at the Wall Street…

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Take Your Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts National!

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013

National Drug Facts Week

Join the National Drug Facts Week on January 27 – February 2, 2014 What: Be a part of National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) —organize events to help teens learn the scientific facts about drug abuse…

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First D.A.R.E. Raffle Major Winner

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

D.A.R.E CEO Francisco Pegueros, right, and D.A.R.E. America Director of Training and Regional Director responsible for Region 5 Scott Gilliam, left, present the prize check to Jasmine Quintanilla,…

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Teen Medicine Abuse Flyer

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

D.A.R.E. Officers, Parents, Educators, Community Leaders Teen Medicine Abuse Let’s All Work Together -  Be Part of the Solution. Medicine abuse is our nation’s fastest-growing drug…

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D.A.R.E. New Elementary Curriculum Training and New 10 Day Training Guide

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013

Click on the image to enlarge / Clique na imagem para ampliar From November 11th to November 15th, 2013, in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul/Brazil, there will be happening the Brazil…

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Raffle: November 11, 2013 at 12:00 Noon PST – Congratulations to the Winners!

Posted on Nov 1st, 2013

On November 11, 2013 at 12:00 noon PST, D.A.R.E. had our first raffle drawing! A $40,000 major draw and $6,000 bonus draw!!   Congratulations to the winners! $6,000 – Jeff S. of Tarzana,…

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Recap: 26th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on Oct 16th, 2013


Highlights from the 26th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference held at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 16 through July 18, 2013   View the 26th D.A.R.E.…

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Bahrain D.A.R.E. Officer Training 4

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2013

Bahrain D.A.R.E. Officer Training 4 Class,October 2013

Bahrain D.A.R.E. Officer Training 4 not only includes 5 Phase II shadows, but also 2 educator shadows plus the 7 member US team. Twenty-six students joined the training. If all are certified, Bahrain…

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First cases of flesh-eating drug Krokodil surface in US

Posted on Sep 26th, 2013

Krokodil Facts

Krokodil, a flesh-eating drug which first surfaced in Russia more than a decade ago, has reportedly been found in the United States. Similar to morphine or heroin, krokodil is made by mixing codeine…

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Famous Famiglia 27th Anniversary Celebration Day

Posted on Sep 5th, 2013

The anniversary celebration opened with a special performance by the NYPD Pipes and Drums Band

Famous Famiglia recently celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the opening of its first store. The Kolaj family, owners of Famous Famiglia, are long time supporters of D.A.R.E. The Kolaj family donated…

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The New Arkansas D.A.R.E. Officers Association Board (2013-2015)

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2013

President Larry RogersP.O. Box 696Dardanelle, AR (479)477-4640 lrogers@dardanellepolice.com Vice President Luke Lane308 W MainCorning, AR…

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Kingdom of Bahrain Honors New CEO of D.A.R.E.

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

Kingdom of Bahrain honors new CEO of DARE

Read at the Bahrain News Agency website Manama, Bahrain: July 25 -- (BNA)-- On behalf of the Chairman of the Anti-Violence, Anti-Narcotics Committee, H.E. Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa,…

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