D.A.R.E. FAQ

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Suzan Hughes is the co-founder of the Herbalife Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiming to provide healthy nutrition to children who need it. Suzan Hughes is also a supporter of the D.A.R.E. program, which awarded her their Future of America award.

Question: What is D.A.R.E.?
Answer: Drug Abuse Resistance Education is a nonprofit organization aimed at educating school-aged children about the dangers of drugs.

Q: Who started D.A.R.E.?
A: D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 by then police chief of Los Angeles Daryl Gates in response to the drug epidemics of the 1970s and 1980s.

Q: How popular is the D.A.R.E. program?
A: Since its inception in 1983, D.A.R.E. has spread to over 52 countries worldwide. In the United States, 75 percent of school districts implement the D.A.R.E. program.

Q: What does D.A.R.E. actually do?
A: When D.A.R.E. visits a school, police offers teach students how to resist and overcome peer pressure and live a drug-free life. Also, to think of police officers as people to trust and respect.

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