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Alamogordo Student Chosen For D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, New Mexico

Bowen Perry, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Mexico Representative

After a state-wide search, an Alamogordo high school student has been selected to represent New Mexico as part of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Youth Advisory Board. Bowen Perry, 16, was named to the position during the New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officers Association In-Service Conference that was held over the summer in Red River, N.M. […]

Collaboration Focuses on Student Outreach

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, New Mexico, News

Red Ribbon

DEMING – A joint effort between city, schools, the Deming Police Department and the Deming Masonic Lodge, No. 12, is making sure that students understand the meaning of “Just Say No” to illegal drugs, stand up against peer pressure and call out bullying. Deming Police and the Deming Public Schools are working with a program […]

More Anti-Drug Classes Needed

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in California, Hometown, News

Simi Valley

Praise goes out to VCSO for its recent arrest of two suspects in possession of $600,000 worth of methamphetamine. It’s always a good thing when a drug-smuggling operation is busted. It also continues to be frustrating when you hear a law enforcement officer say, “Our biggest headache is heroin,” which brings me to the issue […]

Students Celebrate Unity with Day at Park

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party.

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party. When the celebration for last year’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduates kept getting canceled, Seymour D.A.R.E. Officer Tim Toborg reached out to the new principal at Seymour Middle School […]

Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in News, Officers, Parents, Special

Mark Gold, MD

Author: Mark Gold, MD The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great detail the increasing number of physicians prescribing pain medications, the lack of limitations related to this practice, and the lack of continuing education regarding risk versus benefit […]

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in California, Hometown, Youth Advocacy Board

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

My name is Richard Smith and I am a junior from Tracy, California. I like to participate in speech and debate events and activities at my church. In my spare time I like to play guitar and saxophone. I volunteer at organizations in my community, like Brighter Christmas, Tracy Senior Association and Case for Kids. […]

D.A.R.E “Box” to Help Spark Discussion on Difficult Topics

Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News

<a href="https://www.dare.org/d-a-r-e-box-to-help-spark-discussion-on-difficult-topics/" target="_blank">The D.A.R.E. Box at Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School</a>,<br />a way for students to anonymously ask questions

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Jonesboro Police Department D.A.R.E program created a way for students at one school to anonymously ask questions they want to be addressed. In a post on the JPD D.A.R.E Facebook page, a D.A.R.E Box has been set up at Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School. The questions placed in the […]

County Schools Launch New D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

Sheriff Jimmy Combs, left, shakes hands with Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, after getting approval to launch a new D.A.R.E. initiative in the four county middle schools

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Education has given approval for the Surry County Sheriff’s Office to implement a new D.A.R.E. program at the middle school level. Photo: Sheriff Jimmy Combs, left, shakes hands with Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, this week after getting approval to launch a new D.A.R.E. initiative […]

Officers Recognized for Years of Dedication to Teaching D.A.R.E.

Posted on September 7, 2017 by in Hometown, Illinois, News, Spotlight

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association

25 officers in Illinois have spent 20 or more years teaching D.A.R.E. to students. The Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association recently honored 25 police officers from around the state for long careers focused on positive interaction with youth through the program which debuted three decades ago. Each officer has spent at least 20 years teaching kids […]

Danny Talley, Central Regional Director

Posted on August 30, 2017 by in Central Regional Director, D.A.R.E. America Administration, Regional Director

Dan Talley

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