CONTACT INFORMATION


Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council

  • QCADAAC
  • Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall
  • 8988-4242 Loc. 8196
  • [email protected]
  • https://www.facebook.com/qcantidrugabuseadvisorycouncil

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Office Hours
Monday to Friday            
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ABOUT US


Description

The Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council (QC-ADAAC) is the lead agency in Quezon City tasked with the implementation of a total and integrated program designed to curb the drug abuse problem. It is the focal point through which various sectors of the community work together to achieve the common objective of a drug-free Quezon City.

Mission

Instill in the hearts and minds of the Quezon City residents the ill-effects of the use of illegal drugs.

Launch programs that encourage users to voluntarily surrender and submit to recovery.

Provide effective interventions that ensure the successful and continuous recovery of Persons Who Use Drugs (PWUDs).
Provide opportunities for PWUDs to become active members of society.

Vision

To help create a drug-free Quezon City where recovering persons who use drugs (PWUDs) continuously participate in their treatment and rehabilitation to become responsible members of the society.

Legal Bases

  • RA 6425, otherwise known as the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1972.
  • Ordinance No. SP-2791, S-2018 – An Ordinance Providing for the Dangerous Drugs Code of Quezon City.

Service Pledge:

We commit to pursue holistic personal and community undertakings that shall develop positive citizen engagement towards achieving a drug-free Quezon City through a socially transformed, responsible, and productive citizenry.

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Services


Screening 

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Screening is a type of assessment that is used to diagnose substance use and dependence. It is provided for free for those who want to avail of the treatment and rehabilitation program of QCADAAC.  Screening is conducted through the use of screening tools such as Alcohol, Smoking, Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) and Self Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ).  Screening is conducted by trained screening providers either in the barangay or in any of the QCADAAC offices in the district.

Drug Dependency Examination (DDE)

Drug Dependency Examination is another type of assessment that is used to diagnose substance use.  It is a secondary level of assessment to determine the severity of substance use disorder.  It is conducted by a DOH-accredited physician upon the recommendation of a screening provider.

Treatment and Rehabilitation

QCADAAC offers various interventions as part of its thrust to provide treatment and rehabilitation to Persons Who Use Drugs (PWUDs), such as Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation (CBDRP) and Facility-based In-patient treatment. CBDRP is conducted at the nearest locality, either at the Barangay or at any QCADAAC district offices.  Facility-based in-patient treatment is conducted at the Quezon City Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (QCDTRC) in Payatas, Quezon City.

PWUDs who have undergone screening and identified to have a low and moderate risk of substance abuse and dependence are referred to the CBDRP.  PWUDs who have undergone screening and identified to have high-risk substance abuse are further referred to undergo Drug Dependency Examination (DDE).

Drug Abuse Preventive Education Seminar

QCADAAC offers various drug abuse preventive education seminars including the following:

  1. Drug-free workplace
  2. Barkada Kontra Droga sa Paaralan (Youth in School)
  3. Barkada Kontra Droga sa Komunidad (OSY and street children)
  4. Drug-free Business establishments and community institutions/organizations (Barangay, TODA, and others)

One-Stop-Shop (Barangay Drug Clearing Program)

One-Stop Shop is a coordinated and collaborative effort with DILG, DOH, QCPD, PDEA and LGU to declare a drug-cleared Barangay. With One-Stop Shop, QCADAAC provides the following services in a chosen location:

  • House-to-house visitation to invite PWUDs in the designated venue for One-Stop Shop
  • Profiling of PWUDs
  • Drug Testing
  • Screening and Drug Dependency Examination, if required
  • Orientation for the Intervention program

PROGRAMS


Integrated Drug Abuse Profiling System (IDAPS)

IDAPS is a computerized database system that collects information for profiling drug dependents and drug pushers that voluntarily surrender to authorities. IDAPS serves as a repository of data submitted by the Barangay.

Community Based Drug Rehabilitation Program (CBDRP)

CBDRP is a consolidated model of treatment in the community with services ranging from general interventions to relapse prevention. It is specifically designed for drug users with mild severity of addiction.  The program involves the coordination of various services and approaches to meet the client’s needs. This approach ensures community participation and linkages to ongoing drug-use prevention and other services. which aim to reduce the harm associated with drug use in the community.

CBDRP begins with an assessment of persons who use drugs (PWUDs). Assessment includes the conduct of screening and Drug Dependency Examination (DDE), followed by the determination of the appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. Treatment will depend on the result of the evaluation, severity of substance use, and condition of health such as co-occurring medical or mental disorders.

Clients assessed with mild substance use dependence are referred to the CBDR Program. Clients assessed with having moderate substance use dependence are referred to a DOH-accredited outpatient program, while those having severe substance use dependence are referred to an in-patient DOH-accredited facility such as the Quezon City Drug Treatment Rehabilitation Center (QCDTRC).

The following are the various clients of the CBDRP:

  • Voluntary Surrenders
  • Intensive Out-Patient
  • Plea Bargainers
  • Youth Offenders

Barkada Kontra Droga Program

The Barkada Kontra Droga (BKD) Program is a program conceptualized by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) in 2004 and was institutionalized in 2007 through DDB Board Regulation No. 5, series of 2007.  The DDB states that the “general objective of the BKD program is to promote people empowerment in leading a healthy lifestyle that is drug-free and productive”.  BKD is a membership program open to all individuals in secondary and tertiary schools, communities, and workplaces who believes and advocates for a healthy lifestyle by engaging in positive and wholesome activities.

The DDB conducts BKD orientation all over the Philippines to promote people empowerment, establish Barkada Kontra Droga Movement, and provide support services geared toward the adoption of the barkada concept.

QCADAAC promotes the program and regularly conducts the admission to the program usually every DAPC month with the assistance of DDB.  DDB conducts the BKD orientation during the drug abuse preventive education seminar of QCADAAC.

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) Celebration

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) is a day of celebration mandated by the United Nations (UN). It is an International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade and is commemorated every June 26th.  The date June 26 commemorates the dismantling of the opium trade in Humen, Guangdong, China in 1839.

The Philippines, being a member of the UN, observes this day annually on June 26, through Presidential Proclamation No. 264 dated June 1, 1988.  The United Nations is at the forefront of the celebration worldwide and provides the theme for all member nations to follow.  The DDB spearheads the annual observance of the IDADAIT in the Philippines.

In Quezon City, QCADAAC is the lead agency tasked to organize activities in celebration of IDADAIT.  QCADAAC conducts seminars and contests to celebrate IDADAIT.

Drug Abuse Prevention and Control (DAPC) Month Celebration

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) mandated the celebration of Drug Abuse Prevention and Control (DAPC) Month every third week of November through Presidential Proclamation No. 124 dated November 26, 2001.  The objective of the celebration is to raise public awareness on the negative consequences of illegal drug use.

In Quezon City, City Ordinance No. SP-2893, S-2019 was passed to allow the month-long celebration of Drug Abuse Prevention and Control every November.  The Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council (QCADAAC) spearheads the month-long celebration of DAPC.

Based on the theme provided by the DDB, QCADAAC prepares an array of activities ranging from the conduct of seminars or webinars, contests for public school students and out-of-school youths, conduct of concert, motorcade and other relevant activities that will make learning drug abuse prevention measures more enjoyable. 

GUIDES


How to Avail of Screening

Requirements:

  1. Valid government-issued ID or Barangay ID

Procedure:

  1. Proceed to the nearest Barangay or QCADAAC Office.
  2. Presentation of ID and filling-up of application.
  3. Filling-up of waiver and voluntary submission to screening.
  4. Conduct of Screening.
  5. Evaluation of screening and recommendation of appropriate intervention.

How to Avail of Drug Dependency Examination

Requirements:

  • Valid government-issued ID or Barangay ID
  • Referral form from Screening Provider or Court Order

Procedure:

  1. Proceed to the nearest Barangay or QCADAAC Office.
  2. Presentation of ID and filling-up of application.
  3. Filling up of waiver and voluntary submission to screening.
  4. Conduct of DDE.
  5. Evaluation and recommendation of appropriate intervention.

How to Avail of Treatment and Rehabilitation at QCDTRC

Requirements:

  1. Valid government-issued ID or Barangay ID
  2. Birth certificate for minors without a valid ID
  3. Case Summary report and Endorsement from SSDD for minors aged fourteen (14) y/o and below
  4. Certification of Residency issued by the barangay (6 months validity) or Endorsement from the barangay
  5. One (1) pc. 2×2 ID photo
  6. Court Order, if applicable

Procedure:

  1. Bring your requirements directly to QCDTRC Office at Molave Extension, Quezon City or proceed to the nearest Barangay in your locality for the conduct of Screening and Intake Interview.
  2. Screening may also involve Drug Dependency Evaluation, Mental Status Examination at Physical Examination conducted by our In-House DOH-Accredited Physician to determine the relevant program best suited for the patient:
  1. Residential Rehabilitation Program at QCDTRC.
  2. Out-Patient – Drug Counseling Module at QCADAAC.
  3. Psychiatric Treatment in a Mental Facility for those evaluated with mental problems.
  1. If the patient has been evaluated to require Residential Rehabilitation at QCDTRC, the patient must undergo Laboratory Examination and secure a Medical Clearance and COVID-19 RT-PCR test with at least three (3) days validity.  Cost for the aforementioned procedures shall be at the expense of the patient.
  2. Upon completion and submission of requirements, the patient shall be temporarily admitted to QCDTRC while his petition for voluntary confinement is being processed in the relevant court.  Processing of petition to the court shall be facilitated by the QCDTRC liaison officer.

How to avail of free DAPE seminars

Requirements:

  1. Letter Request addressed to the QCADAAC Chairperson/Co-Chairperson or Executive Director.

Procedure:

  1. Submission of letter of request either via electronic mail or at the QCADAAC office.
  2. Evaluation of the request.
  3. Approval and scheduling of the seminar.

How to Avail of One-Stop Shop (Barangay Drug Clearing Program)

Requirements:

  1. Letter of Request from Barangay addressed to the QCADAAC Chairperson/Co-Chairperson or Executive Director.

Procedure

  1. Submission of letter of request either via electronic mail or at the QCADAAC office.
  2. Review of the request.
  3. Approval and scheduling of the one-stop shop.

Department Directory


Mr. Alfredo M. Foronda
Executive Director
8988-4242 Loc. 8272
[email protected]

Ms. Christella S. Buen
Action Officer
8988-4242 Loc. 8272
[email protected]

UnitOfficer NameOffice AddressContact Information
Administrative UnitMr. Clint Edward Gamboa
Administrative Officer IV
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall

8988-4242 Loc. 8196
Integrated Drug Abuse Profiling System (IDAPS)
Unit
Mr. Jade Danne Z. Fabico
Legal Assistant II
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall
8988-4242 Loc. 8196
Drug Abuse Prevention Education
Unit
Ms. Christella S. Buen
Executive Assistant II
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall8988-4242 Loc. 8121, 8122


Drug Test Unit


Mr. Mark Anthony Collantes
Focal Person 
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall8988-4242 Loc. 8121, 8122
Drug Clearing 
Unit
Mr. Jose P. San Diego Jr.
Administrative Assistant II (Clerk IV)
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall8988-4242 Loc. 8121, 8122
Plea Bargaining UnitMr. Rommel S. Arriedo
Focal Person
Ground Floor Legislative Wing, Main Building, Quezon City Hall8988-4242 Loc. 8121, 8122

Spotlight


ONE-STOP SHOP AND HOUSE TO HOUSE VISITATION

COMMUNITY-BASED DRUG REHABILITATION PROGRAM (CBDRP)

DAPC MONTH CELEBRATION

“KILOS KABATAAN! ATIN ANG KINABUKASAN!”

DAPE SEMINAR

Resources


QCADAAC Citizen’s Charter

Last updated on June 17th, 2022