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D.A.R.E. Elementary School Curriculum
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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D.A.R.E. in 2019 – It’s Science & Evidence-Based Curricula
Read an article about D.A.R.E. by Richard Clayton, Ph.D., former Chair of Health Education and Health Promotion in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky. For more than 20 years, he was the director of the federally funded Center for Prevention Research
D.A.R.E. Implementing Opioid Education in Schools
D.A.R.E is implementing opioid education programs in schools to combat opioid addiction at a younger age. The enhancement lessons are being taught at each grade level...
D.A.R.E. Responds to Vaping Crisis with New Enhancement Lesson
Vaping nicotine nearly doubled among high school seniors from 11 percent in 2017 to 20.9 percent in 2018. More than 1 in 10 eighth graders (10.9 percent) say they vaped nicotine in the past year, and use is up significantly in virtually all vaping measures among...
D.A.R.E. Partners with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Launch “More than Sad”…Teen Mental Health Enhancement Lesson
More Than Sad is a 45 minute enhancement lesson designed for delivery by D.A.R.E. Officers to High School students, ideally in 9th or 10th grade. D.A.R.E. collaborated with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to adapt this lesson for delivery by...
D.A.R.E. Launches New High School Curriculum
myPlaybook: Core is a four-lesson curriculum designed for delivery to High School Students, ideally in 9th or 10th grade. The lesson content is aligned with D.A.R.E. Elementary and Middle school program concepts, continuing the focus on understanding risk behavior...
Prevention 101: The Science Behind Healthy Decision Making for Students
The D.A.R.E. America – National School Board Association webinar conducted by Richard Clayton, PhD and David L. Wyrick, PhD on August 13, 2019 is now online to view. The webinar will help the listener understand the evidence and theoretical base underlying Prevention Science, identifying the D.A.R.E. curricula as a model program. The D.A.R.E. curricula focuses on providing cutting edge instruction that helps prevent drug use by developing basic, core Socio-Emotional skills needed for safe and responsible choices...
A Different Kind of D.A.R.E.
The principle is still the same: Friendly officers from the Moorhead Police Department come to fifth grade classrooms every day to prepare kids to make good decisions. But if you attended elementary school in the 1980s and 1990s, when the nationwide program was in...
Northeast Regional Director
Phone: (424) 227-2384
Fax: (800) 303-1905
Email: Mark Medford
State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State Training Coordinator
Regional Director Mark Medford
D.A.R.E. America Northeast Region
Email: [email protected]
Cell: (424) 227-2384
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