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D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL Elementary School curriculum continues a more than thirty year commitment to providing cutting edge instruction that helps prevent drug use by developing basic, core skills needed for safe and responsible choices…skills that extend well beyond drugs to healthy and mature choices in life.
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Based upon more than 20 years of research by the Drug Resistance Strategies Project about why our youth use drugs, D.A.R.E. America collaborated with Penn State University and Arizona State University to create keepin’ it REAL, a state-of-the-art, middle school substance abuse prevention program.
Today’s youth face unprecedented risks that no prior generation has ever faced. In response, D.A.R.E. has created two “enhancement” lessons that supplement other D.A.R.E. curricula and provide important information for parents as well.
EVIDENCE-BASED. IMPACTFUL. EFFECTIVE. D.A.R.E.'s high school curricula program consists of three distinct modules that offer educators and law enforcement flexible and cost-effective options for providing students with relevant and timely information and tools to...
1. What is D.A.R.E.’s position regarding the legalization of marijuana? D.A.R.E. America is a non-profit organization dedicated to our mission of “Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.” As taught in our curricula,...
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...
America faces an opioid crisis. Every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. Experts project it will increase by 19% annually. D.A.R.E. Responds. D.A.R.E. America has created a comprehensive K-12 Opioid and OTC/Rx drug abuse prevention...
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 about...
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 they get...
Northeast Regional Director
Phone: (424) 227-2384
Fax: (800) 303-1905
Email: Mark Medford
State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State Training Coordinator
Northeast Regional Director Mark Medford
Email: [email protected]
Cell: (424) 227-2384
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All Rights Reserved.