Chapter the Drug Prevention Campaign Program is combating

ChapterIBACKGROUNDOF THE STUDY            One of the main concern and agenda of the Duterte administration is to lessen, orsubside, if not totally eradicate the proliferation of illegal drugs that causemenace in this country. The illegal drug addiction is not only a nationalproblem but also a multinational issue.

Its rapid increase from being the causeand effect of the problem is one of the major reasons of the unsteady andsluggish progress of the nation. Rampant and widespread consumption of illegaldrugs and culprit acts associated to illegal drug addiction are some of theserious problems face by the Philippine society. (Dulin, Guadamor 2017)            ThePhilippine government is doing their best to quell the worsening drug abuseproblem and its rapid increase in numbers in this country that is why the go itreally focused on terminating illegal drugs that can put the entire nation indanger. To address the drug abuse problem, the Philippine government made adifferent anti-drug laws, organizations, bureaus and campaigns.                     TheComprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002, or the Republic Act No.

9165, waspromoted by the Philippine Government to fortify citizen form the detrimentaleffects of prohibited drugs. The Local Government Units has provided withauthority to form, legislate and execute programmes to guarantee a moreeffective implementation of this act and in-order to control the escalation ofdrug abuse within their locality. (Dulin, Guadamor 2017)            Thenational and local government wherein one of its program the Drug PreventionCampaign Program is combating anti the drug obsession or addiction amid entiredegrees of society. As long as there is cooperation from the public and toughobserving in the implementing the campaign this program will be successful.

Theendeavors of the Drug Prevention Campaign usually focus on juveniles andteenagers. The objective of the campaign is to expand the public’s realizationof the possible negative impact and repercussion of drug use. The emphasis isto enlarge the public’s comprehension of drug-related damage and the broaderconflicts and impacts of drug abuse, among individuals, families and in thecommunities. (Dulin, Guadamor 2017)            According to the Interagency Committee on DrugAbuse Prevention Education (ICDAPE), Drug abuse prevention campaign program isa process of generating awareness on the rooting causes of the drug abuseproblem in order to engender individual, group and the communities throughinvolvement in establishing social action programmes to lessen the perceivedcauses. It is also involves planning and working with people in the study ofthe nature and extent of the problem, its underlying causes, and defining theirown roles in the resolution of the problem. It utilizes varied educationalmethods and approaches which, hopefully, will positively influence knowledge,attitudes and behaviour. (Author: Mrs.

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Aurora S. CUDAL)            Theresearchers chose the Manuel L. Quezon University to conduct an assessment ofits student’s perception on Government’s anti-Drug Campaign. Every perceptionof the people regarding the Campaign of the government is paramount indetermining whether a campaign is effective or failed. The success of theGovernment’s campaigns is based on the help and cooperation of the citizens inthe community.

Involvement of the peoples, their support and relationshipwithin the government is a very vital role when it comes to implementation ofprogrammes and campaigns.             Theobjective of the study is to ascertain the student’s perception on theimplementation of campaign against illegal drugs by the administration. The researchersmeasured the student’s perception so that we can determine the positivefeedback which is sign of effectiveness or if negative feedback is a sign offailure.

This study looked into how the students of Manuel L. Quezon Universityobserve the Anti-Drug Campaign that is being implemented by the Duterteadministration nationwide. This research study was chosen by the researchers becausethis is a long lasting or unfadable issue that until now cannot be solved, researcheshave some questions on their minds that this research might help to answertheir questions. The researchers of this research study tried to determine thecurrent status of the Government Anti-Drug Campaign and also the feedback ofstudents of MLQU in supporting the illegal drug campaign of the administrationnationwide.In this study, the researchers seek to obtain the profile ofthe respondents in terms of: a) Age; b) Sex; c) Course; d) Year. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK             Theconcept of this study shown in the paradigm (figure 1.) is the skeletalframework of the study. The input box shows the problems formulated by theresearchers, which will serve as the salient point inquiry.

The process boxpresent the method utilized to get the result. However, the output box displaysthe analysis on student’sperception about Government’s Drug Campaign.    Figure 1.

Research Paradigm An analysis on perception of the Manuel L. Quezon University students on the campaign against illegal drugs of the current administration Descriptive survey and interview Analysis               Input                                                   Process                                               Output1.     Profile of the respondents:a.

      Ageb.      Sexc.       Coursed.      Year 2.     How do respondents assessthe illegal drug campaign of current administration 3.     What are the expression ofthe respondents on the anti-drug operations of the currentadministration4.     How respondents accept theIllegal drug campaign programsOf the current administration  5.     In what ways do the respondents show their support and involvement to the campaign against drug abuse?   STATEMENTOF THE PROBLEM            Thisstudy aimed to identify the perception of the Manuel L.

Quezon Universitystudents on the Campaign Against Illegal drugs formulated and implemented by thecurrent administration. Specifically, it sought to answer the followingquestions:1.)    What is the profile of the students in termsof:A. Age;B. Sex;C.

Course;D. Year Level;2.)   Howdo respondents assess the illegal drug campaign of current administration?3.

)   Whatare the expression of the respondents on the anti-drug operations of thecurrent administration?4.)   Howrespondents accept the illegal drug campaign programs of the currentadministration? 5.)    Inwhat ways do the respondents show their support and involvement to the campaignagainst drug abuse?HYPOTHESIS      This part of research is where youwill determine if our research is a null hypothesis (HO) or an alternativehypothesis (Ha). We will be getting a hypothesis base on 4 questions on thestatement of the problem which are: How do respondents assess the illegal drugcampaign of current administration? What are the expression of the respondentson the anti-drug operations of the current administration?Howrespondents accept the illegal drug campaign programs of the currentadministration? In what ways dothe respondents show their support and involvement to the campaign against drugabuse according to their age, sex, course and year level? And the resultof these hypotheses are the following: (in-order)1.)   H0=this study proves that MLQU students do not care or they have no interest tothe campaign against illegal drugs implemented by the current administrationaccording to their age, sex, course and year level.2.)   HO=this study proves that MLQU students lacked of understanding or informationwhen it comes to anti-drug operation implemented by the current administrationaccording to their age, sex,course and year level.

3.)   HO=this study proves that MLQU students disagreed or they do not make ways showingacceptance to the illegal drug campaign being implemented by the currentadministration according totheir age, sex, course and year level.4.)   H0=this study proves that MLQU students do not support and they do not deal withcampaign against drug abuse because of their hatred against to some ways ofcampaign of the administration according to their age, sex, course and year level.  SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY            This research study is helpful andbeneficial to the following, for them to be able to help or contribute to theunfortunate country that are currently facing menace because of theproliferation of illegal drugs on this nation, they can use it as an additionalguideline to reduce or lessen the rapid increase of illicit drugs to ourcountry.Government.

This research can help the government in ascertainingwhether the campaigns and programs that are currently executed and implementedin its community are effective in reducing the proliferation of drug abuse andthe illegal drugs itself.Parents.This research can help them notice that they must bethe first responsible for the education and consciousness of the members of thefamily on the bad effects of illegal drugs and help members who are addicted tothis prohibited substance to reform himself or herself to become a good andproductive citizen of the community. Youth.

This research can help them to avoid the use ofillegal drugs due to its ill effects to our health and even on our lives. FutureResearchers. Researchers can use this study astheir guides in their new research.

It can motivate the other researchers toorchestrate further studies.  SCOPEAND LIMITATIONS            This study primarily focuses on the investigation orexamination about the student’s perception regarding the effectiveness of the campaignagainst illegal drugs implemented and executed nationwide. The researchersstarted preparing and formulating their study from December 08, 2017 and willend on March 2017. The researchers will conduct a survey to the students ofManuel L. Quezon University. DEFINITION OF TERMS  In this part of the study we’re going to defined thevariables of our research.

We’re also going to define each variable withoperational definition, and lexical definition. Operational definitions arethose meaning that you can found in books, dictionaries and onlinedictionaries. DBB.refers to the Dangerous Drugs Board under Section 77, Article IX of RepublicAct 9165 also known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.Dangerous/IllegalDrugs. Any chemicals or biological substance thatwhen taken into the body it can alter the function of our mental andpsychological status. It is prohibited by the law.

PDEA.refers to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency under Article IX, Section 82of Republic Act 9165. also known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002Drug Dependence.

As based on the World HealthOrganization definition, it is a cluster of physiological, behavioral andcognitive phenomena of variable intensity, in which the use of psychoactivedrug takes on a high priority thereby involving, among others, a strong desireor a sense of compulsion to take the substance and the difficulties incontrolling substance – taking behavior in terms of its onset, termination, orlevels of use.Pusher. Any person who sells, trades,administers, dispenses, delivers or gives away to another, on any termswhatsoever, or distributes, dispatches in transit or transports dangerous drugsor who acts as a broker in any of such transactions, in violation of this Act.RehabilitationCenter. any of the treatment and rehabilitationcenters which administer the treatment, after-care and follow-up treatment ofdrug dependents. It includes institutions, agencies and the like whose purposeare: the development of skills, arts, and technical know-how; counseling;and/or inculcating civic, social, and moral values to drug patients, with theaim of weaning them from dangerous drugs and keeping them drug-free, adapted totheir families and peers, and readjusted into the community as law abiding,useful and productive citizens.

DetrimentalEffect. has a harmful or damaging effecton it.  Bibliography Onlinehttps://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/bulletin/bulletin_1976-01-01_3_page002.html Author: Mrs. Aurora S.

CUDAL Pages: 1 to 9 Creation Date: 1976/01/01http://pdea.gov.ph/images/Laws/RA9165.

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edutopia.org/blog/community-parent-involvement-essential-anne-obrien  Anne Obrien Deputy Director of theLearning First Alliance MARCH 21, 2012http://www.garph.co.uk/IJARMSS/May2017/16.

pdf 2017 authors: Dr. Alvin T. Dulin and Dr. MaitaLP. Guadamor