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Parent Alert – Fentanyl Abuse

Posted on June 5, 2016 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News, Parent Alert, Parents

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Since 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has encountered a dangerous trend – the convergence of the growing synthetic drug threat with the epidemic of opioid abuse currently affecting our nation.  In this case, the consequences are deadly when clandestinely-manufactured Fentanyl and Fentanyl derivatives are being added to heroin or replacing heroin altogether on the […]

NADCP Releases Position Statement on Marijuana

Posted on February 16, 2013 by in Bulletins, Parent Alert


Review of Research Leads to Stand Against Marijuana Legalization of the use of Smoked Marijuana as “Medicine”  Every dangerous and addictive drug was once believed to be safe and medicinal.  Cocaine, heroin and nicotine were once advertised as being good for you, or at least not harmful.  In every instance, we learned otherwise — the […]

Bad News for Pot Smokers: Double the Stroke Risk

Posted on February 14, 2013 by in News, Parent Alert, Spotlight

By Charlene Laino, Special to Everyday HealthSee article at journal-advocate.com  Posted: 02/07/2013 10:51:56 AM MST Marijuana plants are displayed for sale at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. (Reuters/Anthony Bolante)Here’s another compelling reason to think twice before lighting up a joint: Smoking pot may more than double your risk of stroke, according to a new […]

D.A.R.E./iKeepSafe Program Deemed Effective “Huffing” facts about the dangers to children

Posted on January 6, 2013 by in Parent Alert


As children enjoy the numerous benefits of the Internet, they are also constantly faced with a number of challenges, including cyberbullying. However, AT&T*, iKeepSafe, D.A.R.E. and Symantec today announced the results of a recent study that demonstrates the effectiveness of an innovative educational program launched last year to provide children with the knowledge and tools […]

Casey Introduces Bill to Combat Dangerous Trend of Cough Syrup Abuse Among Teens

Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Hometown, Parent Alert, Pennsylvania

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From: Robert P. Casey, Jr. United States Senator for Pennsylvania Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Casey’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Restrict Sale of Drug to Minors WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to prevent the abuse of cough syrup to get high, a particularly worrisome trend among teens. The active ingredient […]

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Bulletins, Parent Alert


D.A.R.E. is proud to support students, parents and the many organizations that are actively participating this October in Bullying Prevention Month. The D.A.R.E. curriculums and D.A.R.E. officers for many years have worked to bring an end to bullying, with anti-bullying and cyber bullying lessons offered to enhance the primary D.A.R.E. curriculum. With the introduction of […]

D.A.R.E. Parent Alert — Prescription and Over the Counter Medicine

Posted on June 10, 2012 by in Parent Alert

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D.A.R.E. Parent Alert

Posted on June 10, 2012 by in Parent Alert

JUST DON’T STAND THERE – END BULLYING Every child has the right to feel safe at home, at school and in their community.  Bullying should not be viewed as normal part of growing up, yet it has become a pervasive problem facing youth today. Bullying will not go away on its own and without intervening […]