November 28, 2015

29th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on November 9, 2015 by in 29th International Conference, Conferences, Upcoming Conference

D.A.R.E. Intermational Conference 2016

July 19 to 21, 2016

at the

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

A dedicated website is now available for attendees to book their hotel rooms online.
Reservations can be made starting 17-Aug-2015 at this web address:

Making a Difference Every Day, shout out to Deputy “Dan” Baudek, La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department

Posted on October 7, 2015 by in Hometown, Wisconsin

D.A.R.E. program teaches drug prevention

D.A.R.E. program teaches drug prevention From WXOW. Deputies from the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department are in school teaching the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E program. Deputy Dan Baudek spends an hour a week for 10 weeks in the classroom getting to know the kids and teaching them how to say no to drugs and […]

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

Posted on October 4, 2015 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

From Southern Maryland News Net. Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the CCSO would like to congratulate PFC Lewis Payne (Thomas Stone High School), Officer Melanie Tyner (John Hanson Middle School), and Officer Eugene Caballero (Davis Middle School) who graduated from Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) training today. The D.A.R.E. program teaches students good […]

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

Posted on September 15, 2015 by in News

sweepstakes9-15-15 winner

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

Digital Drug Prevention Effort

Posted on September 4, 2015 by in News

D.A.R.E. Mobile Project

Today, D.A.R.E. is embarking on a new and exciting journey into developing digital technology to deliver effective prevention materials and decision-making tools to kids all over the world and keep up-to-date with how kids are now learning. If you would like to join us in supporting the future of youth alcohol and other drug prevention […]

Zumyah Thorpe Inspires D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on August 13, 2015 by in 28th International Conference, Hometown, News, Ohio

Zumyah Thorpe

Miracle girl Zumyah Thorpe, recovering from a car accident, adds national speaker to her list of achievements. Zumayah was asked to speak at the 28th International D.A.R.E. Conference held in New Orleans August 4 to 6, 2015. From

D.A.R.E. Cited in Press Release of Rep. Bill Johnson and Rep. Doris Matsui

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in California, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News, Ohio

Bill Johnson and Doris Matsui

  D.A.R.E. cited in press release for support of proposed legislation which would prohibit the sale of cough medicines containing the ingredient dextromethorphan to minors.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 28, 2015   CONTACTS: Rep. Bill Johnson – BEN KEELER (330) 337-6951 Rep. Doris Matsui – JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163     Johnson, Matsui Introduce Bipartisan Legislation […]

Oklahoma D.A.R.E.’s New Superheroes

Posted on June 19, 2015 by in Hometown, Oklahoma

Geri Williams

Officer Ken and Geri Williams are the New Superheroes! From the Facebook Page of Oklahoma DARE Officer’s Association – ODOA: A definition of a super hero is a heroic person, someone who hears a cry for help and responds. Today Oklahoma DARE has a new super hero! Last night, upon returning from DARE conference and hearing […]

Balling Heads D.A.R.E Program in City of Tonawanda

Posted on May 25, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News

Elk’s Lodge 860 Donation

From North Tonawanda Sun. Pictured are City of Tonawanda Police Chief William Strassburg, Exalted Ruler for the Elk’s Lodge James Sutton, and Officer Jason Balling. Click image for full view. TONAWANDA – In support of the recently re-launched D.A.R.E. Program at City of Tonawanda schools, the Elk’s Lodge #860 has generously donated $1,000 to the […]

D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL Elementary and Middle School Curriculums Adhere to Lessons From Prevention Research Principles

Posted on April 5, 2015 by in Curriculum

keepin' it Real

D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL Elementary and Middle School Curriculums Adhere to Relevant National Institute of Health Lessons From Prevention Research Principles. From The principles listed below are the result of long-term research studies on the origins of drug abuse behaviors and the common elements of effective prevention programs. These principles were developed to help […]