PDEA-7: Rehab center for drug peddlers to rise in Danao

Intern, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/04/2018

A BALAY Silangan, a rehabilitation center for drug surrenderers or self-confessed drug peddlers, will soon be established in Danao City. Deputy Regional Director Thessa Albano-Tuizen of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that…

Faith, community-based rehab programs solution to drug problems, says Palma

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2018

The country’s drug problem may be solved not by violence but through spiritual enlightenment, faith and a solid support group. So was the message of Archbishop Jose Palma as he celebrated mass for the over 500 recovering…

Cebu City Hall plans to build drug rehab center

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2018

CEBU City Hall plans to tap the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) for its plans to build a drug rehabilitation center in the city. Garry Lao, chief of the Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse…

Bantayan airport rehab to start in October

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/29/2018

THE planned rehabilitation of the Sta. Fe airport in Bantayan Island is expected to start in October. Glenn Napuli, acting assistant general manager of the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), said they are now in the…

Football festival held to help rehab of San Roque football field

Mars G. Alison 07/01/2018

TO HELP fund for the rehabilitation of one of the oldest football fields in Cebu, the San Roque Football Club (SRFC) will be holding its annual football festival dubbed as the 13th San Roque Football Cup on…

14 Talisay JOs tested positive for drug use, told to undergo rehab

John Michael Aroa 06/27/2018

AT LEAST 14 Job Order employees of the Talisay City Hall will be made to undergo rehabilitation after they tested positive for drug use. Emely Cabrera, head of the Human Resources Department, said that the 14 JOs…

P15M for closure, rehab of dumpsites

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2018

from emb-7 The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) will release approximately P15 million to eight municipalities in the region for the closure and rehabilitation of their open and controlled dumpsites. The funds will be used…

Meca’s proposed phases for CPDRC inmates rehab program

Rosalie Abatayo 06/04/2018

Ivy Meca, chief of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), has recommended four phases on the rehabilitation program for CPDRC inmates. The phases, she said, include profiling, medical and physical exam including drug testing, psychological exam…

Capitol to establish extensive rehab plan for CPDRC inmates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/27/2018

To ensure that inmates will be fully rehabilitated, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) is planning to come up with a treatment program for inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). CPADAO head Carmen Remedios Durano-Meca…

Church lobbies for prevention, rehab

05/05/2018

Prevention should be prioritized along with rehabilitation in the war on drugs, both church and city government officials said during yesterday’s conference on drug addiction intervention at the New Gym Don Bosco Technological College. Fr. Joriz Calsa,…

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