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Drug Awareness 2013

Drug and Organized Crime Awareness - The week of November 18 to 24, 2013 is designated National Addictions Awareness Week, with this year’s focus is on youth drug prevention. The members of the ‘E’ Div Drug and Organized Crime Awareness Unit (DOCAS) will be busy in their respective communities during this week, promoting Drug Awareness and the D.A.R.E. program.

Bonding in DARE


Drug and Organized Crime Awareness - The Commanding Officer of the RCMP in British Columbia, Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens has designated Wednesday, November 20, 2013 as this year’s D.A.R.E Day.

Photo of Cst. Lens during her DARE training teaching Kindergarten students

Grade 5 DARE grad becomes DARE police officer

Drug and Organized Crime Awareness - National Addictions Awareness Week runs Nov. 18-24

RCMP Drug Awareness in B.C.

Staff Sergeant Anthony Choy

Knowledge and skills in drug prevention are critical for parents and other adult role models to help protect our children. DOCAS coordinators are strategically located throughout British Columbia to assist communities in this endeavor by working together to build a comprehensive Community Prevention Education Continuum. To locate the DOCAS Coordinator for your specific area and discuss how you can support your community’s CPEC, contact us

Staff Sergeant Anthony Choy, "E" Division DOCAS Coordinator

This website has been created to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools to help them raise healthy, drug-free children. 

It serves as a drug prevention information center with helpful articles and advice from experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, and links to organizations providing science-based drug prevention information, fact sheets and studies.

To access some of these, click on the Resources & Tools or Parent Tips pages.