D.A.R.E., an acronym for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, is a substance abuse prevention education program. Founded in 1983 in Los Angeles, California, it has police officer lead classroom lessons in schools.
Mission and Vision
D.A.R.E.'s mission is: "Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives." Its vision is: "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."
D.A.R.E. America Resources
- Drug Abuse Resistance Education at Wikipedia
- DARE Curriculum Drops Marijuana by Steve Elliott (November 6, 2012), Toke of the Town
- Kid Speaks Out Against D.A.R.E. At School, Is Detained, Removed From Home by Johnny Green (April 16, 2015), The Weed Blog