Lorna Banaag Siute is a community facilitator in charge of five districts or barangays in Quezon City, where she and her colleagues counsel persons who use drugs (PWUDs). She has been doing this challenging work for four years – persevering because she finds fulfillment in touching the lives of her clients and their families.
As one of 457 community facilitators who have received training from the USAID RenewHealth Project, Lorna helps PWUDs and those in recovery and their families obtain access to information, care, self-help, and community-based rehabilitation and recovery (CBDR) support. The RenewHealth Project assists local government units in sites across the Philippines implement CBDR programs so that people who use drugs and their families can access services without fear or prejudice.
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