The journey to become an Addiction Recovery Specialist

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 02/16/2018

LOVING THE ADDICT At 60 years old, Fe Mantuhac- Barino could have been retired, blissfully spending her days at her quiet home in Liloan, Northern Cebu, while reminiscing the last 30 years of her life. She and…

Palma: Pray for Vidal’s recovery

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 10/17/2017

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma called on the Catholic faithful anew to pray for the recovery of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal as he plans to visit him within this week and consult with doctors on how…

Recovery within reach, users told

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/15/2017

BOGO CITY DRUG REHAB PROGRAM Who’s better to facilitate a drug rehabilitation program and tell people there’s always a chance to recover than someone who’s been there? Ray Leonard Pitogo, a resident of Barangay Dakit in Bogo…

RECOVERY GOING WELL

Jonas N. Panerio 09/26/2017

Ateneo de Cebu’s Velasco vows to be back stronger A little over a month afte r the gruesome injury that cost Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu standout Andrew Vincent Velasco his season, the promising two guard reports…

GREAT RECOVERY

Jonas N. Panerio 09/17/2017

Velasco makes up for blunder, tows Toyota Team Cebu to historic finish in Vios Cup From last to first. This was the exciting path that budding Cebuano racer Sean Kieran Velasco took to take the checkered flag…

Resilient Bohol: Its story of recovery

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/26/2017

In just five years, the island province of Bohol has experienced all imaginable crises, starting with a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in 2013 and the recent attempt of the Abu Sayyaf Group to sow terror in one of its…

Pagkabanhaw

Raymund Fernandez 04/18/2017

Pagkabanhaw” is Binisaya for resurrection. The fact we have such a word means the Bisaya have a native concept of it. We did not learn or borrow the word from foreign imperialists. Pagkabanhaw is a pre-Western concept…

A DIFFERENT KIND OF SURRENDER

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/29/2016

(A four-part series on why there is hope for drug users and pushers) PART III How do you deal with drug addicts with a desire to change? According to Rene Francisco, co-developer of the Surrender to God…

The angel of recovery

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/17/2016

In 1794 William Blake published “Songs of Experience,” the second part of a two-volume work, the first being “Songs of Innocence.” Both were later put into a single compilation, entitled “Songs of Innocence and Experience Showing the…

Recovery can start even without rehab centers

Nestor Ramirez 10/18/2016

The rehabilitation of 669,000 persons nationwide who surrendered following the heightened anti-drug drive by the Duterte administration could not wait for the construction of the much needed drug rehabilitation infrastructure that is still in the planning stage.…

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