After Care uses family strengths for recovery

After Care interventions can have better outcomes if the Recovering Drug Dependents (RDDs) family or close associates are also involved in the process.   Parents who are too burdened with the RDDs new addiction on alcohol, smoking and Mobile Legends…a chaotic family struggling to deal with the RDDs attitude are some of the major complaints … Read more

27 barangays set for drug-clearing

The city’s 27 barangays are currently stepping up their efforts for the drug-clearing deliberation by the Regional Oversight Committee in the first quarter of next year. To be successfully declared as “drug cleared barangay”, they must pass all the requirements under the Barangay Drug Clearing Program (BDCP). According to CADAC Action Officer M/Gen. Agustin Dema-ala … Read more

KABARKADA, provides young people access to life skills

The City Population Office is now intensifying the Adolescent and Youth Health Development (AHYD) through KABARKADA program- helping the young people acquire life skills to fight stress and threats. Recently, the office visited the villages of New Pangasinan, Concepcion, Morales, Cacub, Saravia, San Isidro, Rotonda, Mambucal and Carpenter Hill to conduct lectures that will help … Read more

CADAC trains BADAC Counselors for CBRP

As part of its strategy to successfully implement the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP), the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) began training potential counselors in the barangays on November 4, 2020 until all barangays are saturated. In Barangay Zone 3, six aspiring counselors, including several barangay officials, pastors and a retired teacher, received their first family, psychological and spiritual counselor’s training conducted by the CADAC-Aftercare city-based counselors. After a … Read more

The city gov’t works with Chaplains to promote core values

The City Government is working closely with the National Auxiliary Chaplaincy Philippines, Inc. (NACPHIL) to help build a values-driven Koronadal. 12 church leaders attended the 3rd batch of Eight Core Values orientation among Pastors held last October 29, 2020 at CHEQ Seafoods, City of Koronadal. To adhere to the current health protocol established by the … Read more

Mayor Ogena wants to maximize the city’s competitive advantage

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Eliordo U. Ogena is pushing to maximize the city’s competitive advantage in countering the negative impact of Covid-19 on the city’s economy which led to business shutdowns and unemployment. In an interview, the Local Chief Executive highlighted some of the city’s competitive advantages, which could help the city rise slowly. Stating that it is difficult to empower people in the absence of livelihood, he stressed that the city needs to take advantage of being in … Read more

Aftercare shifts to online counseling due to Covid-19

From a typical face to face one-on-one and group counseling, the Aftercare team of the City Anti-Drug and Abuse Council (CADAC) shifted to online counseling so as not to delay the 18-month program of the 25 Recovering Drug Dependents (RDDs). Using a certain virtual application, each client received psychological and spiritual counseling each week to … Read more

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