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On the question of drugs and families ....

Drugs are devastating our communities. Do we parents know enough about drugs?

Find out more about drugs and matters within a family from the Family Cohesion Project.

  1. Commonly abused substances by South Africans

  2. The impact of substance abuse on and individual

  3. Identifying a substance abuser in the family

Commonly abused substances by South Africans: There are many legal and illegal substances which can be abused. The graphic below shows some of the substances in South Africa that families have to cope with especially over weekends when the substances are taken in amounts that cause harm or lead to risky behaviour.

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