section eight

related links & resources



internet resources

The Lindesmith Center

other sources

               DARE America, Inc.
               Mailing address:  P.O.Box 2090
               Los Angeles, California  90051-0090
               Physical address: 9800 la Cienega
               Inglewood, California 90301-4440

               Institute for Scientific Analysis
               2235 Lombard Street 
               San Francisco, California 94123 
               Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse
               2255 State Road
               Mosier, Oregon 97040
               Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
               2208B 7th Street 
               Berkeley, California 94710

               Parents Against D.A.R.E.
               1805 Crestmore Place
               Fort Collins, CO  80521
               Phone - (303) 493-2290

               Research Triangle Institute
               Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Ashfield-Plainfield (Massachusetts) Regional School District, Report of the Committee to Review the Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Substance (TAOS) Curriculum, June 6, 1994. A local curriculum review committee looks at DARE and other TAOS curricula. 25 pp, contains citations to many other resources.

Brown, Joel, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Marianne D'Emidio-Caston, University of California, Santa Barbara, John Pollard, DRP Resources, "Students and Substances: Social Power in Drug Education," California State Department of Education, Contract 3279, 1995

Carnegie Corporation, "Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century," October 19, 1995 (David Hamburg, ed.)

Cauchon, Dennis, "Studies find drug program not effective" (news story), USA Today, October 11, 1993

DARE Officer's Guide, revised 1994

"Doubtful DARE," The Harvard Mental Health Letter, March, 1995

Elliott, Jeff, "Drug Prevention Placebo," Reason Magazine, March, 1995

Ennett, Susan T., Tobler, Nancy S., Ringwalt, Christopher L., Flewelling, Robert L., "How Effective is Drug Abuse Resistance Education? A Meta-Analysis of Project DARE Outcome Evaluations," American Journal of Public Health, Vol.84, No. 9, September, 1994

Evans, Richard M., "DARE's muddled message to kids" (op-ed), The Boston Globe, September 21, 1994

Evans, Richard M.,"Anti-drug messages aren't working," Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Massachusetts, December 30, 1994

Falco, Mathea, The Making of a Drug-Free America, Times Books, New York, 1992, Chapter 3, "Teaching Prevention"

Governor's Alliance Against Drugs (Massachusetts), An Evaluation of Programs Supported by the Governor's Alliance Against Drugs, 1991-1992, Harvard School of Public Health, May 13, 1993

Harris, Henry, "Council Decides to Drop DARE," Oakland Tribune, July 27, 1995, page 1, describing the Oakland City Council's vote to terminate the DARE program

Jackson, Deidra, "Doubts Grow About DARE's Effectiveness," The News & Observer, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, August 9, 1995, describing official re-thinking of DARE in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Fayetteville, North Carolina

Katz, Lillian G., "Reading, Writing, Narcissism: (op-ed), The New York Times, July 15, 1993

"Keeping Score: What We Are Getting For Our Federal Drug Control Dollars," a report issued by Drug Strategies, 2445 M Street, Northwest, Suite 480, Washington, D.C. 20037

Kiester, Edwin and Sally, "Are We Demanding Enough of Our Kids?", Readers Digest, April 1994, p. 138

Lange, Karen, "Chapel Hill may drop DARE program" (news story), The Chapel Hill (North Carolina) Herald, July 30, 1995

Rosenbaum, Dennis P., Flewelling, Robert L., Bailey, Susan L., Ringwalt, Chris L., Wilkinson, Deanna L., "Cops in the Classroom: A Longitudinal Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Vol 31, No. 1, February 1994

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Youth and Drugs: Society's Mixed Messages, 1990 (OSAP Prevention Monograph-6)

U. S. General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C., GAO/HRD-91-27, Drug Education: School-Based Programs Seen as useful but Impact Unknown, November, 1990

U.S. General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C., GAO/GGD-93-82, Confronting the Drug Problem

Wysong, Earl, Aniskiewicz, Richard, Wright, David, "Truth and DARE: Tracking Drug Education to Graduation and as Symbolic Politics," Social Problems, Vol. 41, No. 3, August, 1994, the most thorough and revealing of all scholarly articles on DARE.

Yurko, Chris, "Is DARE keeping kids off drugs? Some Disturbing Answers," Hampshire Life Magazine (Daily Hampshire Gazette), September 8, 1995, contains extensive statistics and interviews

Zimmerman, Robert, "DARE gets an F" (news story), The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 11, 1993

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