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DDB launches new therapy program designed specifically for women

The Dangerous Drugs Board, together with the Department of Health Treatment and Rehabilitation Center Bicutan and a Non-Government Organization known as Women and Reforms, launched its newest program called the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program for Women.

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President Duterte appoints first female Executive Director of DDB

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has named Maria Belen Angelita V. Matibag as the new Executive Director of the Dangerous Drugs Board, the first female appointed to such position.

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DDB and PDEA appeal to LGUs for the designation of representatives to process treatment and rehabilitation petitions

As part of its efforts to ensure proper implementation of regulations issued by the Dangerous Drugs Board, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency through an Agency Memorandum Circular has ordered all its Regional Directors to coordinate with Chairpersons of Municipal and City Anti-Drug Abuse Councils for the designation of DDB-Authorized Representatives who perform a big role in the treatment and rehabilitation of drug dependents.

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PDEA CHIEF CHALLENGES BARANGAY OFFICIALS TO STEP UP EFFORTS VS. ILLEGAL DRUGS

Either you are with us or against us

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro S. Lapeña challenged the officers and members of Liga ng mga Barangay provincial, city and municipal chapters during the 2017 National Assembly of the Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas in Marriot Grand Ballroom, Newport City Complex, Pasay City on April 4-6, 2017.

Lapeña said, “As indicated in Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, and the Local Government Code, all barangay officials have a role to play in the national anti-drug campaign. It is either you are with us or you are against us! If your barangay is drug affected and you did not take action to address the problem or clear your barangay, you can be tagged as protectors”.

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DDB and PCUP seals agreement to strengthen implementation of anti-drug programs in the communities

A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed today by the Dangerous Drugs Board and the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor for the implementation of an anti-drug program dubbed as "Urban Poor Kontra Droga: Harnessing Capacities for Drug Free Communities."

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