The Step Up Project runs needle exchange programmes with injecting drug users in Cape Town, Durban and Tshwane.
The prohibition of illegal drugs has failed to stop drug use, instead fanning a massive and violent black market. This week, the UN meets to discuss whether its ‘war on drugs’ approach needs to change
The Orlando Community Policing Forum (CPF) recently held its regular anti-drug march through the neighbourhood’s streets following allegations that local drug users were behind the theft of new school tablets in the area.
As tertiary institutions reopen across the country, the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA) has issued a strong warning to students to steer clear of performance-enhancing drugs.
Daily police harassment is undermining HIV prevention efforts among people who inject drugs, according to the TB/HIV Care Association (THCA). The association has recorded almost 250 “abuse” cases among this group in just three months, according to a report released today.