Bridges of Hope opens a new branch in Lipa, Batangas, with contract signing held last May 3. Attended by Executive Directors Robert Ty and Benjo Bernabe, Senior Program Director Guillermo Gomez, as well as Administrative Director for the BH main branch, Catherine Ty. Read More
In a mutual thrust to promote responsible gaming, Bridges of Hope partners with PAGCOR
Gambling in the Philippines can be considered as an integral part of its culture since probably the sixteenth century, when the Spanish colonized the archipelago. Today, many forms of legal–and illegal–gambling is riddled in almost every barangay throughout the country. Read More
Bridges of Hope (BH) recently celebrated the anniversary of its social responsibility initiative with the local government of Santa Rosa, Laguna: Dangal ng Pagbabago. The celebration was held last January 16 at the Dangal ng Pagbabago Rehabilitation Center in Brgy. Tagapo in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
Dangal ng Pagbabago is a community-based rehabilitation center for drug dependents and is the initiative of the local government led by Mayor Dan Fernandez. This is LGU’s answer to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war against drugs. With this, Mayor Fernandez and his team have chosen Bridges of Hope for its track record in addiction treatment. Read More
Held last March 27 to 29, the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) 1 seminar titled “Understanding Sobriety” is another installment of a series of UTC seminars that Bridges of Hope Drugs and Alcohol Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc (BH) has been hosting. “Understanding Sobriety” is the second seminar hosted by BH, the first one, UTC 8, held November last year to help attendees get more insights into addiction, rehab, recovery, and sobriety.
Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. answers the country’s call for the rehabilitation of thousands of Filipinos who are addicted to drugs and alcohol and are in need of professional intervention and rehab treatment. Bridges of Hope is expanding its services throughout the country, with two more facilities opening in Cebu and Pampanga.
In a feature titled “What’s a day like inside a private drug rehab center?” published last September 10, 2016, Rappler goes inside Bridges of Hope Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. The social news network takes a look at what goes on inside a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.
Written by Jodesz Gavilan, the Rappler article visits Bridges of Hope’s Quezon City branch, which is tucked in Mariposa St. in New Manila, Quezon City.
Bridges of Hope Drugs and Alcohol Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. is soon to open another facility, this time in Mandaue City, Cebu. This is to cater to the growing awareness on drugs and addiction, especially to those who are struggling with drug, alcohol, and behavioral addictions in Cebu and in neighboring provinces.
For an article titled In Philippines’ War on Drugs, Dealers Choose Retirement Over Death, journalist Trefor Moss interviews Bridges of Hope Program Director Guillermo “Gimo” Gomez. The article, which was published July 14, reports on the thousands of drug dealers and addicts who have voluntarily surrendered themselves to police stations all over the country. This is in light of recently elected President Rodrigo Duterte’s blatant and bloody war on drugs in the Philippines.
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.