A total of 37 Person Who Used Drugs has successfully completed the first batch of Modified Community-Based Rehabilitation Program of DOH-CALABARZON in its effort to help people with substance use disorders achieve and maintain a meaningful and sustained recovery.
Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated in his message the importance of forgiveness, acceptance and loving one’s self in order to gain full recovery.
The CBRP for PWUDs is a holistic wellness program and life coach training focused on improving one’s lifestyle.
It also intends to eliminate unwanted behaviors and become goal-oriented or forward thinkers through life coaching and actual practice of stress management.
Janairo said the program revolves around the concept of wholeness and applying it in the eight areas of life including intellectual growth, physical health, emotional health, spiritual, social, occupational, financial and environmental health.
“It is a two-month program wherein PWUDs must undergo a three-day rehabilitation and life coaching training program and then seven weekly triad mentoring session for coaching practice and group life coaching sessions.”
The CBRP was piloted in two areas in CALABARZON namely, Bacoor City in Cavite with 19 successful PWUDs and Antipolo City in Rizal with 18 graduates.
The completion ceremonies were held on Dec. 5 and 6, respectively.
Janairo added that the graduates will continue to have training in skills development that will be conducted by their respective local government units.
“This will provide them the personal development they need which will not only increase the opportunities for livelih0ood but will also empower them as an individual,” he further explained.
The CBRP for PWUDs was a joint endeavor with the local governments of Bacoor City and Antipolo City.