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Opioid Education Added To Athens D.A.R.E. Program

Opioid Education Added To Athens D.A.R.E. Program

Athens-Clarke County police announced Friday that the D.A.R.E. program would include information about opioids, in addition to existing curricula about drugs. D.A.R.E., or Drug Abuse Resistance Education, has been taught in Athens-Clarke County for 18 years by law...
D.A.R.E. Program is Evolving

D.A.R.E. Program is Evolving

ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (WSAW) — It use to be called Drug Abuse Resistance Education but now the D.A.R.E. program in north central Wisconsin is evolving into helping students make better decisions. D.A.R.E. now stands for Define, Assess, Respond, Evaluate how to...
D.A.R.E. Officers Look to Educate Students on Opioid Addiction

D.A.R.E. Officers Look to Educate Students on Opioid Addiction

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) – Opioid abuse is a startling problem that D.A.R.E. officers who teach drug education in public schools are trying to change. “It’s just become such a problem,” said Brentwood Police Officer Mark Wood. From adults to kids, Wood says...
School Resource Officers Continue to See Benefits of D.A.R.E

School Resource Officers Continue to See Benefits of D.A.R.E

The D.A.R.E program continues to impact students across the nation. In Central Point it continues to have a positive effect. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program began in the 80’s and uses police officers and a school curriculum to give kids warnings...
Cannabis Facts – Lesson 2, Elementary kiR planner

Cannabis Facts – Lesson 2, Elementary kiR planner

This is a supplemental lesson for D.A.R.E. Canada in response to the Canadian National Marijuana Legalization Act being enacted in October 2018. Download the Lesson in English For more information, please contact Harry Lawrenson at harry.lawrenson@opp.ca...
Peninsula Clarion: Conversation on drugs, alcohol continues to evolve

Peninsula Clarion: Conversation on drugs, alcohol continues to evolve

Times have changed, and so has the message behind D.A.R.E., the long-running program for elementary school students administered by law enforcement officers. As the Clarion reported this week, while D.A.R.E. still stands for “drug abuse resistance education,” the...
Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

As the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, police departments and schools are looking for more ways to fight back. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, they’ve found a new path to follow by returning to an older one: D.A.R.E. Anne Arundel, a suburban county...
D.A.R.E. Program has Made Tremendous Strides in 30 Years

D.A.R.E. Program has Made Tremendous Strides in 30 Years

By Richard Clayton. School-based, curriculum-driven drug prevention programming is an essential part of efforts to address drug abuse problems in the U.S. Almost no one would disagree with this — especially parents of school-age children, teachers, school…