BH Program Director Gimo Gomez Guests on TV5 The Evening News

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Bridges of Hope graces the television screen once again in a timely news program aired on TV5. In line with the President Rodrigo Duterte’s fight against drugs, the spotlight is now on the growing drug problem in the Philippines. This is what BH Program Director Gimo Gomez tackles as he guests on a segment at TV5 The Evening News titled Duty, Devotion, and Service.

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Bridges of Hope Program Director Envic Zamora Gets Interviewed on GMA7 Saksi

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One of Bridges of Hope’s Program Directors, Envic Zamora, is interviewed by Maki Pulido for late night news program, Saksi, aired June 27 at 11pm. The interview centered around the need for more rehabilitation centers, in light of the recent surrender of drug addicts and the need to rehabilitate them.

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Watch News5 ReAksyon Interview with Bridges of Hope’s Gimo Gomez (Part 2/2)

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On June 17, Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Foundation Program Director Gimo Gomez appears for the second time on an interview with News5 anchor Luchi Cruz-Valdez for her show, late night news magazine, ReAksyon. This is the second part of a two-part discussion on drugs and addiction, and Gomez shares his experiences and expertise, as one former drug addict himself and now as a recovering drug addict who helps others, as a Program Director of one of the top rehabilitation centers in the country, to get on the path of sobriety.

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Watch News5 ReAksyon Interview with Bridges of Hope’s Gimo Gomez (Part 1/2)

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On June 16, Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Foundation Program Director Gimo Gomez was invited by News5 anchor Luchi Cruz-Valdez for an interview on her show, late night news magazine, ReAksyon. The interview was spurred by the latest incident involving youths who died in the Close-Up Forever Summer event, where the victims allegedly died due to drug overdose. The interview was also timely as the country ushers in a new president, former Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who was well-known on his strong stance against illegal drugs.

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Program Director Gimo Gomez Appears on TV5 ReAksyon

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Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Foundation Program Director, Gimo Gomez, is interviewed by prominent broadcaster Luchi Cruz-Valdez on ReAksyon, which shows on TV5 at 10:45 pm.

After recent interviews for CNN Philippines and PTV4’s The Veronica Chronicles, Bridges of Hope Program Director Guillermo “Gimo” Lopez now appears on TV5 program ReAksyon in a two-part special.

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PTV4 Features Bridges of Hope

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Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the Philippines, is featured on one of PTV4’s public affairs programs, The Veronica Chronicles.

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Social Media: Are You Overdoing It?

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In light of the recently concluded campaign period and the unfolding election results, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media have been a-buzz non-stop with news, satire, memes, opinionated posts, and of course–bashing. Everyone’s even counting on their social media newsfeed to be abreast the latest election news. But is our social media usage taking over most of our lives? Let’s find out.

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10 Signs You Have Internet Addiction

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Too much of anything is indeed bad for you. In the age of LOL, OMG, and #TBT, are we spending far too much time on the internet? Internet addiction, like any addiction, can cause many problems. Here’s how you know if you yourself have an internet addiction.

While the Internet is a very useful tool for gaining knowledge and establishing connections, too much can be harmful. Internet addiction can cause a number of problems, from poor performance at work, strained relationships, and family problems. For one, every minute you spend on the internet is time away from work, yourself, friends, and family. There’s also the issue of sitting for hours (or all day) and not having an active lifestyle.

Spending excessive time on social media is unhealthy and can do a lot of harm. Here’s how you know if you’ve been on the Internet too much.

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Addicts are People Too: Humanizing Addiction

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Addict. Addiction. These words have always had a negative connotation. This is probably why many institutions would rather use the terms “substance dependence” or “drug dependent” or any other term to refer to people who are struggling with one form of addiction or another.

People associate the words “addict” and “addiction” with danger, unstable, messed up, wasted, homeless, jobless, irresponsible, hopeless, even crazy. More often than not, people would conjure images of a disheveled bum walking unsteadily in the streets when they hear “addict.”

What they don’t realize is that these addicts have families. They have jobs, careers, money, a house, a family, even a good, well-respected reputation in the community. What many of us may not realize is that these addicts have loved ones: family members, friends, children, and partners who are struggling with their addiction just as much as they are struggling themselves.

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5 Instructive Celebrity Drug News of 2015

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Here are the 5 of the most shocking celebrity drug stories in 2015, which can serve as eye-openers for everyone: there really is nothing glamorous about the celebrity lifestyle, especially if it involves drugs.

2015 may have come and gone, but it has left many in its wake, especially with celebrity drug-related stories that left people surprised, in shock, and just simply shaking their heads.

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