To educate and engage Caviteño youth on the importance of drug abuse consciousness through a holistic approach on understanding its impact, the Provincial Youth and Sports Development Office (PYSDO) facilitated a 2-day Anti-Drug Abuse Seminar for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) leaders on December 01-02, 2018 at Aquamira Hotel and Resort Inc. in the municipality of Tanza.

Participants are comprised of SK Chairpersons from the municipalities of Amadeo and Magallanes. PYSDO Head Mr. Rodel Vincent T. Bae gracefully welcomed all the partakers and left a remarkable message that motivated the young people to strive hard for the betterment of the community.

The seminar proper began with Mr. Joseph Ryan V. Geronimo, Senior Staff of the Department of Interior and Local Government – Cavite opening a profound discussion on the youth’s participation in Anti-Illegal Drugs Program wherein he elaborated the role of SK in the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) and shared some BADAC experiences. Meanwhile, Mr. Bae shared his insights on the harmful effects, symptoms and preventive action towards drug addiction. He also imparted the potential damage that the illegal drugs can cause to the life of an individual.

Following the first batch, Indang and Mendez SK Chairpersons are expected to undergo the seminar on December 08-09, Trece Martires and General Trias City SK Chairpersons on December 15-16, while Tanza and Bailen SK Chairpersons are scheduled on December 22-23, 2018.

The seminar aims to showcase the province’s initiative against illegal drugs and it’s aim to equip the youth on drug abuse prevention.