The general public is vastly misinformed when it comes to mental health, particularly when it comes to substance abuse and addiction. The definition has recently been updated to be defined as a brain disorder, where the brain’s reward system is distorted by repeated consumption of certain addictive substances.
Earlier this year, Rodrigo Duterte, the President of the Philippines decided to relaunch the anti-drug campaign known as “Oplan Tokhang”. The controversial anti-drug campaign is maintained by Duterte as his top priority since his leadership two years ago. Since his 2016 presidential campaign, Duterte has vowed to kill every