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THERE IS HOPE FOR DRUG ADDICTS

Cebu Archdiocese initiates barangay-based rehab program for drug users Drug addicts are humans after all. But in the fight against illegal drugs, there can be no shortcuts. With this in mind, the Archdiocese of Cebu, through the initiative of one of its priests, launched on Sunday a barangay-based recovery and reintegration program for drug dependents,

CEBU CITY — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has said he is planning to replicate two existing drug rehabilitation programs in Cebu, namely, the “SuGod” (Surrender to God) Drug Recovery Program of the Love of God Community, and Labang (Lahat Bangon). “If possible, these two programs should be replicated and spread throughout the archdiocese so that

CEBU CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte had described them as zombies, drug addicts who are no longer human beings. In Mr. Duterte’s world, Ana (not her real name) should have been dead by now. Ana was 15 when she got pregnant by an addict she had met in one of the many pot sessions that

ROMNICK, 18 (not his real name) began his “love affair” with illegal drugs at a young age. A resident of Barangay Sta. Cruz, Liloan town, Romnick said he started taking illegal drugs when he was 12 after being influenced by an older brother. “Halos kada adlaw kong walay tugpa (I was high almost every day),”

THE Catholic Church has not been sleeping on its mission to help drug surrenderers. This was the statement of Fe Barino, one of the organizers of Surrender to God (SuGod), after President Rodrigo Duterte criticized the Church for its alleged refusal to help the National Government with its anti-illegal drugs campaign. SuGod, which started last

Charismatic group, private firm organize free drug rehab workshop for drug dependents Couple Margaret and Jojo (not their real names) decided to surrender themselves to God and undergo drug rehabilitation after seeing their children growing up without anything that they could call their own. Jojo, being the breadwinner, said most of his earnings from being

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