Are parents are setting a bad example by letting their children see them in a drunken state?
Bhekisisa reporter Mia Malan explains how a small village saw violent crimes wiped out since shebeens in the area were ordered to close by 7pm.
Farm communities suffer from poor health, alcohol abuse, shoddy service delivery and harsh living conditions.
De Aar, which has the world's highest rate of foetal alcohol disorders, has shown that something can be done to fight alcoholism.
Whitney Houston joins a long list of women whose fame and success have been overshadowed by personal tragedy and addictions.
To outsiders she is a successful career woman, but inside she carries physical and mental scars from years of alcohol and prescription drug abuse.
Alcohol has formed an integral part of human life for many thousands of years.
Joe Gerstein tells Denis Campbell why he rejects the myth that alcoholism is a 'disease' to be endured rather than cured.
Does this sound like anyone you know? Darryl is 35, has a job, a stable home and good marriage, and enjoys a few beers in front of the TV most nights.