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    (2012), the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program is a worldwide ideal program created in 1983 by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Unified School District. D.A.R.E. provides students from kindergarten through high school students with the skills necessary to recognize and resist pressures to try drugs and to avoid gangs and gang’s violence. The program emphasize one’s self-esteem, decision making, personal communications skills, and the concerns of drug abuse, conflict resolution and positive changes to substance abuse. The most important feature of D.A.R.E. is the use of specially trained police officers to deliver the course within the schools. Police Officers are accepted as experts…

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    “The Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program is used in nearly 80% of the school districts in the United States, in 54 other countries around the world, and is taught to 36,000,000 students each year” (Hanson 1). Since D.A.R.E. makes appearances in many schools all over the world it’s important to be aware of how affective this program really is. Despite the arguments that D.A.R.E. programs reach out to kids at a young age and prevent many from turning to a life of drug abuse, it is clear that…

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    In the United States of America, community policing has help build a nation where both residents and law enforcement officers are able to work together in order to reduce crimes. Law enforcement officer establish a program known as the Drug Abuse Resistance Education, which teach students as well as parents on illegal substance, membership in gangs, and violent behavior. Researchers determine that the program has rapidly spread across the county with school districts adding it as curriculum…

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    Substance use and abuse is considered a non-communicable disease; non-communicable diseases can be more difficult to treat than a communicable disease, but treatments do not have to be expensive. There are many cost effective interventions that can be implemented to treat and help prevent substance abuse. Cost effectiveness is defined in Public Health 101 (2015) as “a concept that combines issues of benefits and harms with issues of financial costs” (Riegelman & Kirkwood, p. 127). Three cost…

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    Essay On Hallucinogens

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    Hallucinogens are drugs that cause an individual to experience an apparent perception of something that is not actually present. Some examples of these are LSD, Psilocybin, mescaline and MDMA (also known as ecstasy). These drugs are also known as “party” or “club” drugs and individuals who typically use these drugs are also using other drugs as well. These drugs do not classify as addictive due to the lack of withdrawal symptoms (Maxwell & Spence, 2005). Populations who tend to be most at risk…

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    murder rate and drug activity. What many people fail to mention is that these “problems” did not happen overnight. These “problems” have been caused by several different issues that have plagued the city. In 1971, President Nixon declared a “war on drugs.” The term “war on drugs,” can be defined as a prohibition of illegal drug production, illegal drug trade, and illegal drug use. The way drug President Nixon decided to implement the “war on drugs” was by an increase on new and old…

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    Drug Evaluation Essay

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    ways to prevent students to using drugs. The best place to education students about drug use is in a classroom setting. Many students received their drug education at their public or private schools. It has been implicated that early push for drug education may have caused a negative effect on the prevention of drug use in students. It was believed that the sudden push to promote drug education may has in fact cause more student to become aware of drugs than they were before. It was later…

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    improve the quality of many correctional interventions. For example, gaining knowledge on ineffective programs such as shock incarceration and drug prevention programs, such as, DARE can help provide correctional actors with an effective way to cut funding for programs that do not work. In other words, it would be counterproductive to use limited funding or waste funding on programs that simply do not work and cause higher rates of recidivism. The intent of boot camps, shock incarceration,…

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    The D. A. R. E. Program

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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.” This is the vision of the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. The D.A.R.E. program is a substance abuse prevention education system that seeks to prevent the use of illicit drugs, membership in gangs, and other violent behavior. The D.A.R.E. program is effective for the United State’s youth.…

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    D. A. Re Pros And Cons

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    was otherwise known as D.A.R.E. which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and what the program did was give advice and teach skills to younger children that are necessary in order to avoid drugs, gangs, violence, and things of that nature that will come about in future of most children (DARE). The problem is that 1983 is over 32 years ago, and the D.A.R.E program that once was in full swing, unfortunately has little to no impact on the children anymore. Something needs to be done to help.…

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