Sessions Touts DARE; Experts Agree That it Doesn’t Work

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DARE was largely based on one idea: If you tell kids about how bad drugs are, they will be so scared that they will not use them. The program leveraged this to try to teach kids how to say no to drugs. It didn't work. Decades of research show that DARE was nothing short of a complete disaster, failing to reduce drug use among youth . . .

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