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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…

Students Vow to Make Healthy Choices

Students Vow to Make Healthy Choices

Future nurses, veterinarians, athletes and teachers vowed to reach their dreams by practicing a drug-free and healthy lifestyle during Gardnerville Elementary School’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) graduation ceremony. More than 60 fifth-graders made...
Local Youth Talks Anti-Tobacco Plan for Peers with Leaders

Local Youth Talks Anti-Tobacco Plan for Peers with Leaders

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids President Matt Meyers, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Nevada Representative Spencer Flanders, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Executive Director Susan Liss A local high school student met with U.S. Sen. Dean Heller and U.S....
Carson City launches anti-drug message through Red Ribbon campaign

Carson City launches anti-drug message through Red Ribbon campaign

“Drug Use is Life Abuse” is a message on red wristbands that is spreading throughout the community in celebration of the Red Ribbon campaign Oct. 21-31. The week-long event is one of the nation’s largest substance abuse prevention awareness causes. Carson City...