With South Africa plagued by an increase in gender-based violence in 2019, concerns remain rife with regards to the safety of vulnerable women and children. Unfortunately during the silly season the consumption of alcohol soars which in turn leads to violence being inflicted onto women and children. The director at[…]
A public meeting between concerned community members and substance abuse experts seeking to increase awareness on the resurfacing trend of youth consuming a codeine-based concoction was hosted over the weekend. The meeting was held in response to growing concern for youth amid increasing reports of school children in the province[…]
Images of four schoolchildren laying down in a park went viral on social media yesterday after it was suspected that the learners were “passed out” as a result of consuming a codeine-based concoction. According to community activist, Lucinda Evans, there’s a re-emerging trend of youth mixing codeine-based cough syrups with[…]
With increasing concern that authorities are losing the fight in curbing drug addiction, an NGO based in Worcester has urged Premier Helen Zille to immediately establish a commission of inquiry into the substance abuse crisis in the province. The organisation, Recovering Addicts/Alcoholics Empowering Lives, commonly referred to as (RAEL), first[…]
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.