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Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Risk Of Marijuana Addiction And Harm

At a time when more than 30 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana for either medical or recreational use, the U.S. surgeon general says no amount of the drug is safe for teens, young adults and pregnant women.

“While the perceived harm of marijuana is decreasing, the scary truth is that the actual potential for harm is increasing,” Surgeon General Jerome Adams said...
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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...
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Hively Acts as Enforcer and Liaison Between Students and Cops

Hively Acts as Enforcer and Liaison Between Students and Cops

Marietta City Schools school resource officer Dianna Hively talks to Marietta Middle School secretary Brandi Wittekind in the school office Thursday as seventh-grader Riley Allen, seeking help with a damaged backpack, stands at the counter. Hively stepped in as the…

D.A.R.E. Returns to Bath Schools

D.A.R.E. Returns to Bath Schools

Deputy Laura Rogers of the Bath County Sheriff’s Office visited The Recorder last week with her Drug Abuse Resistance Education materials. Rogers is teaching D.A.R.E. to fifth and eighth graders in Bath County schools this year, the first time D.A.R.E. has been taught...

Alex City D.A.R.E. program running since 1990

Alex City D.A.R.E. program running since 1990

Alexander City Police Department Cpl. Marcus Billups, left, is one of Alexander City Schools’ resource officers. D.A.R.E. (Alexander City) is a drug-prevention program for students which is taught by ACPD officers and is primarily funded by the Lake Martin Area United...

Call for Presenters/Presentations

Call for Presenters/Presentations

Each year a national/international search is conducted to identify the most highly qualified experts to present at the annual D.A.R.E. training conference. Presenters/presentations are sought which will provide conference attendees with useful information, innovative, “tried and true,” and that which is applicable on professional and personal levels. To allow for the appropriate review of submissions and timely notification of presenter selection, the submission deadline for proposed presentations is January 6, 2020.

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Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2019

Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2019

Rafael Morales and Ruel Fuentecilla traveled to Brazil to perform an accreditation assessment at a D.A.R.E. Officer Training class conducted by the Brigada Militar of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. The training was conducted at the Brigada Militar's police...

Two Week D.A.R.E. Officer Training Schedule for 2020

Two Week D.A.R.E. Officer Training Schedule for 2020

Currently, NJ is looking at holding a D.A.R.E. Officer Training in the southern part of the state in 2020. The location will be decided by what departments are requesting to have an officer trained. Agencies must contact the New Jersey State Training Coordinator Jack...

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