In order to strengthen barangays in "adopting measures towards the prevention and eradication of drug abuse", the Department of the Interior and Local Government – Provincial Office of Aurora through the guidance of Atty. Ofelio A. Tactac Jr., spearheaded the conduct of the training and orientation on Strengthening Provincial/ Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Councils on August 29- 31, 2018 at AMCO Beach Resort, Brgy. Sabang, Baler, Aurora.
The said activity oriented the ADAC Members on their roles and responsibilities pursuant to existing policies, ADAC Performance Audit Mechanism, Tools and Structures and Dangerous Drug Board Integrated Drug Monitoring System (IDMRIS) important features.
On the same note, the national government thru the National Barangay Operations Office eyes the barangays through their respective Local Anti-Drug Abuse Councils as significant partners that will help in ensuring the success of the campaign.
In his welcome remarks, Provincial Director Atty. Ofelio A. Tactac Jr. said, "Lahat ng Anti-Drugs Abuse Council should be coordinated, magtutulong tulong pare-parehas, sama- sama para gawin po ang ating trabaho. Alam po natin na ang trabahong ito ay mahirap at lagi ko pong sinasabi na hindi po ito trabaho lang ng PDEA at ng PNP. It is the job of everybody. Bawat isa po ay may kontribusyon na dapat ibigay."
Also, the activity was attended by partner National Government Agencies including Philippine Drug Enforcement (PDEA), 91st IB of Philippine Army and Philippine National Police, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Municipal Local Government Officers (MLGOOs) and ADAC Members of each municipality.