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Agencies involved:

1. Dangerous Drugs Board


a. Formulate, develop, and establish a comprehensive, integrated, unified,
and balanced national Drug use and abuse prevention and control
strategy.
b. Promulgate rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the
provisions of RA No. 9165.
c. Conduct policy studies, program monitoring, evaluation and other
researches on drug prevention, control, reinforcement in coordination with
other research institution.
d. Develop, enhance and conduct educational programs, continuing
seminars, information drives and other training on anti-drug abuse
prevention and control for various stakeholders.
3. Department of Health
a. Supplement demand reduction efforts.
b. Enhance capacities of human resource involved in treatment and rehabilitation
through provision of advanced trainings and competency development.
c. Participate/ coordinate with PDEA in the prevention/ control of the diversion/
misuse of medicines and legitimate of production/ importation of plant sources/
by drug traffickers/ clandestine laboratories.
d. Conduct studies and continuously monitor the effects on dangerous drugs on
peoples health.
7. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
a. Conduct Intelligence Operations to dismantle drug sindicates and neutralize
drug personalities, both foreign and local.
b. Submit annual and periodic reports to the Board as may required from time to
time.
c. Enforce the provision on dangerous drugs and/ or controlled precursors and
essential chemicals in the anti-drug law.
GOVERNMENT WNED AND CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS
1. Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, Philippine Charity
Sweepstakes Office Philippine Racing Commission, Philippine Jockey Club
a. Provide funds for the establishment of adequate drug rehabilitation
centers in the country; maintenance and operations of treatment rehabilitation
centers, and other anti-drug programs.

Recommended Treatment Approaches/Modalities:


1. Multidisciplinary Team Approach is a method in the treatment and
rehabilitation of drug dependents which avails of the services and skills of a team
composed of psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist and
other related disciplines in collaboration with the family and the drug dependent.
2. Therapeutic Community Approach views addiction as a symptomatic
manifestation of a more complex psychological problem rooted in an interplay of
emotional, social, physical and spiritual values. It is a highly structured program
wherein the community is utilized as the primary vehicle to foster behavioural
and attitudinal change. The patient receives the information and the impetus to
change from being a part of the community. Role modelling and peer pressure
play significant parts in the program.
The goal of every therapeutic community is to change the patients selfdestructive thinking and behavioural pattern, teach them personal responsibility,
positivize their self-image, create a sense of human community and provide an
environment in which human beings can grow and take responsibility and credit
for the growth.
3. Hazelden-Minnesotta Model views addiction as a disease, an involuntary
condition caused by factors largely outside a persons control. The program
consists of didactic lectures, cognitive-behavioural psychology, Alcoholic
Anonymous principles / Twelve Steps Principles and biblio-theraphy. It aims to
treat patients with chemical dependency, endorsing a set of values and beliefs
about the powerlessness of people over drug taking and turning to a Higher
Power to help them combat the disease. In this modality, counsellors and
patients collaborate in defining the path to recovery.
Class A and B 10000 (100% paid), Class C1- 7500(75%), class c2- 5000(50%),
class c3-2500(25%)