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D.A.R.E. envisions a world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behaviors.

Launched in 1983, D.A.R.E. is a comprehensive K-12 education program taught in thousands of schools in America and 52 other countries. D.A.R.E. curricula address drugs, violence, bullying, internet safety, and other high risk circumstances that today are too often a part of students’ lives.

Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly

The new D.A.R.E.: Decision-making skills instead of drug lectures

Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., the school-based substance use prevention program delivered by police officers, has quietly changed into a completely different curriculum. Instead of spending 45 minutes lecturing students about drugs — which has proven to be counterproductive, resulting in increasing, rather than decreasing, drug use — the police officers are now showing […]

D.A.R.E. International Conference 2018

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D.A.R.E. Program in New Schools

The Return of D.A.R.E.

The opioid epidemic, legalization concerns, and need for improved community-police relations make D.A.R.E. curricula a high priority.

D.A.R.E. is Back in School in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Faulty reporting on D.A.R.E. is based on old information


The Washington Examiner . . . writes off the program as “failed,” as if it were some sort of settled fact. But . . . the evidence cited to that effect is completely outdated.

Number of US Counties with Drug Poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin Increases Nearly Five-Fold from 2000 to 2014

Rate per 100,000* of Age-Adjusted Deaths Involving Heroin, by U.S. County, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2014

D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes

D.A.R.E. Sweepstakes

D.A.R.E. Officer Training Calendar

Sep
10
Sun
2017
all-day Missouri D.A.R.E. Officer Traini...
Missouri D.A.R.E. Officer Traini...
Sep 10 – Sep 22 all-day
THE CLASS IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Sep
18
Mon
2017
all-day New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Trai...
New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Trai...
Sep 18 – Sep 29 all-day
THE CLASS IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Sep
25
Mon
2017
all-day Maryland D.A.R.E. Officer Traini... @ Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions - Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Maryland D.A.R.E. Officer Traini... @ Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions - Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Sep 25 – Oct 6 all-day
 
all-day Massachusetts D.A.R.E. Officer T...
Massachusetts D.A.R.E. Officer T...
Sep 25 – Oct 6 all-day
The 2017 Massachusetts DOT has been combined with the 2017 New Hampshire DOT.
all-day Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2017 @ Crowne Plaza Columbus
Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2017 @ Crowne Plaza Columbus
Sep 25 – Oct 6 all-day
APPLICATION INFORMATIONAL FLYER Training Dates: September 25 – October 6, 2017 Application Deadline: UNTIL CLASS IS FULL or 30 days before DOT start date Location and Fee: Crowne Plaza Dublin, Ohio (614-764-2200) $1000 Registration for[...]

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RETRO BILL is the Official International D.A.R.E. Safety Buddy.
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He is one of the most "in-demand" K-12th Grade Motivational Speakers in North America.

He makes learning about healthy decision making and positive self-esteem- FUN for all ages!