2022 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week
The Municipal Government of Palanan, Isabela joins The Dangerous Drugs Board in the celebration of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control (DAPC) Week from November 13-19, 2022. Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 124, dated November 26, 2001, the third week of November has been declared as Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week to promote public awareness against the evil effects of illegal drug use as well as encourage public cooperation in the anti-drug campaign.
This year’s theme, “Addressing Drug Challenges in Health and Humanitarian Crises #CareInCrises” emphasizes the importance of combating disinformation campaigns about illegal drugs that can harm the public. The theme is a vital call to action to mitigate the negative impact of false information, bolter public’s knowledge to make them less susceptible to the myths and inaccuracies surrounding illegal drugs, and intensify their resilience against the influence of drug use.