September 20, 2017
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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.

 

 

 

Collaboration Focuses on Student Outreach

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

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…

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More Anti-Drug Classes Needed

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

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…

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Students Celebrate Unity with Day at Park

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

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…

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

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

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…

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D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2016

Posted on Sep 13th, 2017

D.A.R.E. – The World’s Preeminent Youth Substance Abuse and High Risk Behavior Prevention Education Program Launched in 1983, D.A.R.E. is a comprehensive K-12 education program taught in…

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

Posted on Sep 10th, 2017

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…

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

Posted on Sep 10th, 2017

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…

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

Posted on Sep 7th, 2017

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…

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Celebrating Safely Lesson Material

Posted on Aug 29th, 2017

CELEBRATING SAFELY This material is designed for D.A.R.E officers to discuss underage drinking, legal and personal ramifications of alcohol use, and providing safety tips for celebrations.…

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7,000 books for the African Library Project from Tracy D.A.R.E.

Posted on Aug 28th, 2017

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the students, parents, and teachers of the Tracy Police Department D.A.R.E. program, led by Officer Steve Abercrombie, collected, sorted, and boxed over 7,000 books for…

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Washington YAB Representative Danielle Littrell at the Benton County Fair

Posted on Aug 27th, 2017

I got the great opportunity to work with D.A.R.E. Officer JP Benitez at the Benton County Fair on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th. We handed out information pamphlets to parents and…

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Protected: Celebrate Safely

Posted on Aug 26th, 2017

Support materials here are for officer to use to teach the "Celebrating Safely" curriculum Below are the .pdf files, and video links Celebrating Safely Officer Presentation PDF…

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Local Students Win 2017 D.A.R.E. Essay Competition

Posted on Aug 16th, 2017

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - Two D.A.R.E. graduates from the area have won a first and second place in D.A.R.E. Wisconsin's essay contest. Lilly Ackerman, of Southern Bluffs Elementary in La Crosse, and…

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The new D.A.R.E.: Decision-making skills instead of drug lectures

Posted on Aug 15th, 2017

Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., the school-based substance use prevention program delivered by police officers, has quietly changed into a completely different curriculum. Instead of…

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Call for 2018 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference Presenters / Presentations

Posted on Aug 11th, 2017

Since 1988 the Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference has earned the well-deserved recognition as being a preeminent training activity, providing an outstanding educational experience for…

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YAB Report on the 30th International Training Conference

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017

30th ANNUAL D.A.R.E. CONFERENCE   “Give them their voice” On July 11th - 13th 2017, our Youth Advocacy Board (YAB) members showed just what they are capable of achieving at our 30th…

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2017 D.A.R.E. International Conference Images and Videos

Posted on Aug 6th, 2017

The 30th Annual Conference was held July 11-13th, 2017 at the Gaylord Hotel, Grapevine, Texas.   See the 2017 D.A.R.E. International Conference Images and Videos below. Attorney General…

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Congratulations to Sweepstakes #10 Winners Kenneth B and Sandra H!

Posted on Jul 30th, 2017

Congratulations on your sweepstakes wins,  and thank you for supporting the work we do here at D.A.R.E. Note: The videos call out the winners at $1500 and $1000; the actual prize amounts for…

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SAMHSA Publishes Brief on the Impact of Chronic Substance Use on the Brain

Posted on Jul 26th, 2017

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) is pleased to share a new brief by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Chronic Substance Use and the…

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Draper’s D.A.R.E. Officer Aims to Help Kids Make Smart Decisions

Posted on Jul 26th, 2017

While working in the overcrowded 10-story Los Angeles Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Police Officer Rulon Green witnessed humanity at its worst. As part of the emergency response team, he’d be…

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