MASA MASID is a community-based initiative to engage volunteers in the fight against criminality, corruption, and illegal drugs.

PURPOSE
To heighten community involvement by mobilizing the support of local stakeholders, volunteers, civic organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sectors in the fight against illegal drugs.
Specifically, the Program aims to:

  1. Intensify the advocacy and education campaign in the community;
  2. Mobilize the community in gathering information by installing a reporting mechanism on the illegal activities in the locality;
  3. Mobilize support group and encourage sharing of available resources to hasten the implementation of the  Community-Based Rehabilitation Program; and
  4. Create an enabling environment to encourage collaboration among the community partners to effectively implement the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program.

IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES

  1. Demand Reduction through Advocacy and Education Campaigns
  2. Supply Reduction through Information Gathering and Reporting
  3. Community-Based Rehabilitation Program
    • Holistic intervention for recovering drug patient with focus on the healing of the body and soul
    • Covers psychological, neurological, spiritual and social dimensions
    • Focuses not only on the healing of the patients but also car
    • e for their families and the whole community
    • Will be facilitated by the Community Rehabilitation Network Program duration is 48 days depending the condition of the patient.

The Community-Based Rehabilitation Program has three (3) components namely:

  1. Patients’ Care
  2. Family Care
  3. Community Care

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provincial Government
    • Ensure that the Anti-Drug Abuse Councils  are organized and operational in the province, component cities, municipalities and barangays;
    • Provide support for the organization and mobilization of the MASA MASID Team and the Community Rehabilitation Network;
    • Provide support for the establishment of the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program;
    • Provide support to the treated/drug free individual by endorsing him/her for job opportunity; and
    • Monitor the implementation of the Program. 
  2. City/Municipal Government
    • Ensure that the Anti-Drug Abuse Councils are organized and operational in the city/municipality and component barangays;
    • Provide support for the organization and mobilization of the MASA MASID Team and the Community Rehabilitation Network;
    • Consolidate the location of the surrenderers;
    • Provide support for the establishment of the Community-Based Rehabilitation Program;
    • Organize activities with the participation of the drug patients and other  members of the community such as sports, Zumba, tree planting, and livelihood activities for them to inter-act with other members of the community to minimize stigma towards individual undergoing rehabilitation;  
    • Provide support to the treated/drug free individual by endorsing him/her for job opportunity; and
    • Monitor the implementation of the Program. 
  3. DILG Provincial Field Offices
    • Advocate the MASA MASID Program to  the local government units;  
    • Coordinate with and provide technical assistance to DILG Field Officers at the City/Municipal level in the implementation of the Program;
    • Orient the Expanded UBAS C/M TWG on the Program; and
    • Oversee the implementation of the Program in the component cities, municipalities and barangays and ensure its successful implementation.