Spreading awareness to the public regarding drug addiction

February 15, 2017, 12:00 am

Spreading awareness to the public regarding drug addiction

Dangerous Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program (DDAPTP) Manager of the Department of Health (DOH) Dr. Jasmin Peralta (with microphone), encouraged the media, local government units and other stakeholders to participate in spreading awareness to the public regarding drug addiction at the Pandesal Forum on "True State of Illegal Drugs Crisis, Anti-Drugs War and Rehabilitation" held at Kamuning Bakery Cafe, Quezon City on Wednesday (Feb. 15, 2017). Dr. Peralta stressed that aside from the government efforts exerted in solving drug-related problems, conscious efforts of media and other sectors are of essential use in promoting awareness to the public. Moreover, Dr. Peralta sees this as an opportunity to encourage more drug victims to surrender to the nearest government-accredited rehabilitation centers in their regions. With her is Filipino-American Psychiatrist Dr. Jessy Ang. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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