NADA Philippines


On January 15, 2018, as Mount Mayon became increasingly restive, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, ordered the evacuation of some 75,500 residents from 39 barangays in 7 municipalities and cities in Albay, Bicol. Mount Mayon, known for its almost perfect cone, is an active volcano located in the province of Albay, in the Bicol region, southeast of Manila. A contingent of 13 Acudetox Specialists (ADS) and volunteers from various… Read More

Last June 30, 2018, NADA Philippines President Ms. Janet Paredes delivered a presentation to the graduate students at the UERMMMCI (University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc.), as a research colloquium speaker on the topic “Substance and Drug Addiction Detoxification and the NADA Ear Acudetox Protocol: The Philippine Experience.” Prior to the presentation, Ms. Paredes and other volunteer ADSes gave ear acudetox treatment to 40 out of 45 attendees…. Read More

Read Ms. Janet Paredes’ article on the ASEAN Commemorative Conference on Traditional and Complementary Medicine here. The final publication is available at rights are held exclusively by Springer Medizin Verlag GmbH, ein Teil von Springer Nature.

Noong ika-2 ng Marso 2018 ang MULTI-STAKEHOLDERS INITIATIVE FOR HUMANITARIAN ACTION AGAINST DISASTERS (MIHAND’S MAGCOT) kasama ang mga Tri-People volunteer ay naglunsad ng relief operation sa mga naapektuhang pamilya ng Tribu Teduray sa nangyaring harrassment na kagagawan ng Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) sa Mt. Firis na naging dahilan sa paglikas ng mga residente doon sa Sitio Bagong, Barangay Kabingi, Datu Saudi Maguindanao. Nagbigay ang mga volunteers ng non-food relief items sa… Read More

Last August 21-25, 2017, NADA Philippines, in coordination with MiHANDs (Mindanao Humanitarian Action Against Disasters), conducted the 33rd NADA 5-Point Protocol training in Iligan City. The 15 participants are locals of the area, belonging to various Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Peoples’ Organizations (POs) and are composed of the Tri-Peoples of Mindanao (Bangsamoro, Lumad, and Christians). For the training, NADA Philippines tapped Acupuncture Detoxification Specialists (ADSes) from various areas in Luzon, e.g. the… Read More

Last May 4-6, 2017, the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) of the United States of America hosted the 28th NADA Annual Conference in Wilmington, Delaware. The 3-day conference featured speakers from the US and from all over the world sharing their experiences in their work in their respective areas, bound by the theme Healing and Hope for Stress, Trauma and Addiction. Through the assistance and support from NADA Philippines, and also through… Read More

Last January 22, 2017 (Sunday), NADA Philippines gave free ear acupuncture detoxification treatment to the members of the community of Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan, upon the invitation of Robert Tiangco, head of the Damascus Foundation. Damascus Foundation Inc. was originally established in 1997 in the rural town of Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan to rehabilitate and reform boys who have fallen victim of illegal drugs, solvents and other vices. Due to the needs of… Read More

Infanta, Quezon – NADA Philippines representatives conducted a training and community outreach at Infanta, Quezon in partnership with Infanta Mayor Filipina Grace R. America and Fr. Ariel Loterte, the parish priest of St. Mark’s Church. This activity, which was held from August 19 to 22, 2016, was part of the local government’s response to rehabilitate substance users who surrendered themselves for monitoring. It was made possible through the coordination of Quezon ADSes,… Read More

A collection of stories and articles on the use of magnetic beads, compiled by Jo Ann Lenney of NADA USA. Jo Ann Lenney started teaching the use of ear magnets at the Lincoln Recovery Center, under the guidance of Dr. Michael Smith, NADA Founder. Dr. Smith encourages using the beads more often and documenting the cases. You can read the compilation below:

Patricia A. Janssen, Louise C. Demorest, and Elizabeth M. Whynot‘s article on the use of acupuncture in treating patients for substance abuse in Vancouver is available to read below: Abstract In British Columbia, Canada, the City of Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside (DES) represents the poorest urban population in Canada. A prevalence rate of 30% for HIV and 90% for hepatitis C makes this a priority area for public-health interventions aimed at reducing the… Read More