substance abuse

 
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...
Women harvest fruits of abuse  in rural Western Cape
Women harvest fruits of abuse  in rural Western Cape
Violence against women on farms and in farming towns, usually by their partners, is under-reported. Lester Kiewit talks to people who...
Ganglands heroes don’t wear capes
Ganglands heroes don’t wear capes
They don’t have the superpowers of the state, police or military. They don’t have access to networks and resources such as well-established...
How to make our society kinder
How to make our society kinder
We have witnessed a continuous stream of broader societal ills playing out throughout our school system, ranging from general violence to sexual...
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School is 56 years old, according to the historical stories narrated by Ntshadi Mokoena, principal of the Soweto-based...
This country figured out how to stop teen substance abuse, so why has no one else?
This country figured out how to stop teen substance abuse, so why has no one else?
It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an...
In Makhado, the cat's in the cradle
In Makhado, the cat's in the cradle
It’s a hot day in the small Limpopo town of Makhado, also known as Louis Trichardt. Several cars are parked in front of the entrance to the train...
Mother's vow to 'save one more teen'
Mother's vow to 'save one more teen'
Fikile Magubane was tired. It was 5am on a cold July morning and she had been up all night helping a woman in the community get help for her...
Govt eyes overhaul of alcohol industry
Govt eyes overhaul of alcohol industry
If the government gets its way, the alcohol industry could be in for a massive overhaul. But whether the strict new regulations being proposed will...
North West to hold hearings on substance abuse
North West to hold hearings on substance abuse
The North West legislature will hold public hearings on two Bills for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse later this month.