Naga City to hold consultations on proposal to integrate anti-drug campaign in school curriculum

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The City Government of Naga will conduct series of consultation on the proposal to integrate the anti-drug program to junior and senior high school curricula.

According to the city government, expected to attend are the representatives of various groups that pledged their commitment to the proposal.

Councilor Joselito SA Del Rosario said the stakeholders the academe, youth, community, religious, business, professionals, law enforcement agencies and other public and private entities are expected to join the dialogue.

The councilor said that they manifested their willingness to help the city government and the Department of Education to come up with learning modules for the anti-illegal drug abuse program curriculum.

“The initiative is being pursued under city ordinance 2018-060 that mandates the development and integration of a localized, values-based and holistic anti-illegal drug abuse curriculum for the high school level,” the city government said.

“The measure seeks to address the growing concern about the proliferation of illegal drugs and their cumulative effects, especially on young individuals,” it added.

Del Rosario said that the program will teach the students the ill effects of drugs.

“It will boost the efforts being undertaken by the DepEd, the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to herd young individuals away from the menace of society,” he was quoted as saying.