DDB Chair Santiago pushes for community-based drug treatment and rehabilitation

Speaking before members of the media during the Kapihan sa Manila Bay Press Conference at Café Adriatico last Wednesday, August 30, Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Chairman Secretary Dionisio Santiago emphasized the need to establish community-based treatment and rehabilitation.

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DDB recognizes PCSO’s contribution to the anti-drug fight

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) on Monday recognized the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for the support to drug abuse prevention and control initiatives and other special projects of the agency.

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Statement of the DDB Chairman on the alleged property beside Parojinog’s rest house in Ozamiz

“I do not have any property in Ozamiz City.” DDB Chairman Dionisio R. Santiago clarifies, following insinuations that a vacant lot beside a rest house owned by the Parojinogs belonged to him.

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President Duterte appoints Gen. Dionisio Santiago as the new DDB Chair

General Dionisio Santiago, former Executive Director of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and former Director General of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) was appointed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as the new Chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board.

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Clarification on the published news article that the DDB plans to put up rehab center for Bacolod

Last June 26, the national celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was successfully held in Bacolod City. The event was supported and graced by officials of the Local Government of Bacolod City as well as the province of Negros. It was also covered by the city's local media.

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17,000 advocates join anti-drug walk

More than 17,000 anti-drug advocates participated in a walk that marked the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) in Bacolod City Monday [June 26], based on crowd estimate by the police.

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Advisory (13 JUNE 2017)

The Dangerous Drugs Board would like to notify our clients and stakeholders that Regulatory Compliance Transactions and Treatment and Rehabilitation Services will be temporarily suspended on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

Only telephone and online inquiries can be accommodated through the following channels:

Trunk line: (02) 9294544 / 9291753
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This is to give way to the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Regular office transactions will resume on Thursday, 15 June 2017.

Statement of the Dangerous Drugs Board on the supposed adoption of Harm Reduction Measures

The Dangerous Drugs Board would like to reiterate that what the government implements to address the country’s drug problem is a comprehensive five-pillar strategy composed of drug supply reduction, drug demand reduction, alternative development, civic awareness and response and regional and international cooperation.

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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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