4,500 Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Mexico in Tijuana

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Tijuana, Baja California, February 23, 2023 – More than 4,500 preschool, Elementary, and Middle school students from 43 schools in Tijuana, Mexico, graduated from the D.A.R.E. program. Students completed their preventive education program against drug use courses taught exclusively by highly trained police officers.

Key Addiction Points You Need to Know

Key Addiction Points You Need to Know

Substance use disorder (SUD) is the nation’s most pressing public health challenge, and the most urgent SUD in 2024 is opioid abuse and dependency. According to the CDC, more than one million people have died since 1999 from drug overdose…

Old Lyme Officer Revives D.A.R.E. Program After Two Decades Hiatus

Old Lyme Officer Revives D.A.R.E. Program After Two Decades Hiatus

Officer Stephen Hackett of the Old Lyme Police Department is set to become the town’s first Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) instructor in over two decades. With a new focus on skill-building, the updated D.A.R.E. program aims to empower the town’s youth to make responsible choices.

Mental Health Stigma: Life or Death

Mental Health Stigma: Life or Death

The pervasive stigma against people with addictions, particularly opioid use disorder (OUD), is a major problem requiring urgent attention in the United States. Stigma is likely at least part of the reason why only 1 in 5 individuals with opioid dependence receives…

D.A.R.E. Returns to Conway, Missouri

D.A.R.E. Returns to Conway, Missouri

The Conway Elementary School D.A.R.E. Graduation was held on January 25, 2024. Fifty-seven students successfully completed the program. Deputy Jesse Sherrer of the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office did a great job teaching them good decision-making skills to help his...

D.A.R.E. Graduation at Holy Trinity School

D.A.R.E. Graduation at Holy Trinity School

D.A.R.E. Officer Michael Brown's D.A.R.E. class just completed the middle school curriculum at Holy Trinity School located in Bellevue, KY. Officer Brown graduated 11 middle school students. Officer Brown and the D.A.R.E. graduates were joined by the Honorable State...