Addiction

Addiction 2017-09-15T00:49:37+00:00

What is pathological gambling?

Pathological gambling is one of the most rapidly growing, but largely ignored, mental health problems in South Africa.   Definition   Pathological gambling, also called compulsive gambling, is the most [...]

Know the symptoms of drug use

Know the symptoms of drug use Details Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2017 13:57 Drugs are everywhere and most children have easy access to them. By [...]

Street drugs that your child may encounter

Street drugs that your child may encounter Details Last Updated on Thursday, 29 December 2016 22:50 It's scary to think that today most school children have easy [...]

Drug addiction treatment in SA

Drug addiction treatment in SA Drug addiction and substance abuse is a serious problem in South Africa, but we are fortunate in that there are many excellent [...]

Are you an adrenaline junkie?

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Take the quiz to find out if you are an adrenaline junkie, and then read more on how adrenaline works. We [...]

Internet addiction

Internet addiction Although Internet addiction has not yet been universally accepted as an official disorder, it is a reality that affects significant numbers of people worldwide. [...]

Tik and its effect on our society

Tik and its effect on our society Details Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015 16:49 Tik addiction has become a major problem in South Africa. This [...]

Facts on drug use in SA

Facts on drug use in SA Details Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:52 South Africa is increasingly becoming involved in major international drug trafficking networks. [...]

Drug dangers

Drug dangers Not all drugs are the same but they are all dangerous. Different drugs have different effects and risks associated with them. Get to know the [...]

Addiction – what is it?

Addiction – what is it? Details Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015 20:41 Addiction is not having control over doing, taking or using something to the [...]

World No Tobacco Day – a time to act

World No Tobacco Day – a time to act Monday 31 May is World No-Tobacco Day. Each year since 1988, the World Health Organisation has sponsored World [...]