alcohol abuse

 
Are universities pathologising student issues?
Are universities pathologising student issues?
Universities may overmedicalise the usual emotions of young adults without always understanding a social component, argues Steve West, chair of the...
A poison by any other name
A poison by any other name
A young man in his 30s came to see me, desperately wanting to save his marriage.
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
We all know that drinking puts us at risk of more than just some serious hangovers.
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
Brown Lekekela heads over to the flipchart that hides a red and gold advert for Lion Lager emblazoned with the words “choose with pride”....
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
[Slideshow]Drinking while pregnant: The reality
[Slideshow]Drinking while pregnant: The reality
The M&G visits Roodewal in Worcester where drinking is rife and many women drink while pregnant, resulting in a high level of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
[From our archives] The unforgiving days of too much wine and never enough roses
[From our archives] The unforgiving days of too much wine and never enough roses
Charmaine Kok* (34) lifts herself out of a rusted metal chair in her houthok's (wooden shack) kitchen and trudges to her son, Smallie....
'I gave my children booze - and now I fear for their future'
'I gave my children booze - and now I fear for their future'
Tammy-Ann Julies* remembers "feeding" her eldest son alcohol for the first time about two years ago. It was a late Friday afternoon and the then...
A jig for when the chips are down
A jig for when the chips are down
Zulu-speaking Sipho runs a shebeen in a backyard shack in the township of Temba, outside Hammanskraal.

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