This week, I got to attend my oldest daughter’s D.A.R.E. program at her public school. In case you didn’t know, “D.A.R.E.” stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, and it’s a short-term program that 10-12-year-olds go through every year to learn about the negative effects of drug and alcohol use.
It’s the same program I went through in late elementary school. It still uses the same songs, the same mascot, and the same message of drug/alcohol abstinence.