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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.
Painkillers can be a big headache
Painkillers can be a big headache
After Chantelle Binneman* gave birth to her only child in early 2012, her migraines, which she had had since the age of three, “exploded”....
[Slideshow]Lifestyles of the rich and addicted
[Slideshow]Lifestyles of the rich and addicted
A round-up of some of the most exclusive – and most expensive – treatment centres in the world.
[Video]Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us'
[Video]Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us'
In Snake Park, west of Jo'burg, the roads have no names. Jobs are scarce and hope comes in small doses. But nyaope, the drug cocktail, is plentiful.
Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective
Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective
One in 10 South Africans will suffer from addiction in their lives, according to the Medical Research Council. Amy Green spoke to three addicts...
Shooting junkies
Shooting junkies
'It's harder for a person to hurt you when they know you," says photographer Jono Wood. But at the same time, even though he enthusiastically spent half a year documenting one of humanity's most destructive pathologies, "if I bumped into a junkie on the street, I...
[Video]Frankie's gym: Addicts, gangsters welcome
[Video]Frankie's gym: Addicts, gangsters welcome
The incredible story of Frank Hendricks who is changing the lives of gangsters and drug addicts in his community with his backyard gym.
[Video]Zuma promises big for Eldos
[Video]Zuma promises big for Eldos
In what could be interpreted as the first unofficial election campaign, President Jacob Zuma descended on Eldorado Park to promise help.
Tik and HIV: A ticking time bomb
Tik and HIV: A ticking time bomb
The street drug crystal methamhpetamine, known as tik in South Africa, increases the chance of men who have sex with men to contract HIV by 400%,...
Oxi: The catastrophe is lurking
Oxi: The catastrophe is lurking
The snakes come at night, darting out of the shadows and into Marcelo's subconscious. "You start thinking: 'There are people coming! The police are...
Access the help you need
Access the help you need
When most people think of an alcoholic, they think of a derelict man in a dirty overcoat, sleeping on a park bench, clutching a bottle wrapped in a...
SA addicts turn to Aids medication to get high
SA addicts turn to Aids medication to get high
South African Aids patients in Durban are under siege from drug addicts who rob them of their antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to get high, the...

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