drug addiction

 
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...
Her office is in the streets
Her office is in the streets
Dr Matilda Mohale does street medicine. She carries her supplies in a backpack. Her office is the streets of Tshwane. Her patients are the people...
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Gary Kelly and Bruce Munro, reforming drug users from Glasgow, count themselves lucky.
Healing from shame is a marathon task
Healing from shame is a marathon task
The subtitle of Costa Carastavrakis’s memoir, I Am Costa: From Meth to Marathons, really only covers half the story. Yes, it’s a...
Read a human for a life change
Read a human for a life change
Stepping out of the house of one of Hanover Park’s high-ranking gang members — who had been shot in another of the area’s gang battles...
[Video]Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?
[Video]Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?
Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
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.
Want to quit smoking? Breathe
Want to quit smoking? Breathe
Many smokers reading this article must have contemplated the idea of wanting to give up smoking several times but failed because it was such a...
Letters to the editor: October 6 to 12 2017
Letters to the editor: October 6 to 12 2017
It is apparent that South Africans want blood. Whose blood? KPMG’s. The lynch mob mentality has finally reached the level of the best and...
'Bluetoothing': The drug myth that fooled a nation?
'Bluetoothing': The drug myth that fooled a nation?
Experts have warned that the “bluetoothing” drug fad is not as widespread as media reports have led the public to believe — and warn that...
Is codeine Africa's drug of choice?
Is codeine Africa's drug of choice?
Experts are becoming increasingly concerned that people requesting medication by a specific brand name or asking for a repeat prescription earlier...
Nyaope addiction tests a community's spirit
Nyaope addiction tests a community's spirit
It’s 7.30am on an overcast Saturday in Enkangala, a rural township near the Mpumalanga border. Residents start to trickle into the community...

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