Substance Abuse

The level of substance abuse among girls and young women has increased in Africa

In addressing the challenge of Substance Abuse and Drugs in Africa Southern Africa Youth Project is applying different approaches to protect and save girls and young women.

Our work in Substance Abuse and Drugs:

  • Substance Abuse and Drugs Training
  • Substance Abuse Awareness and Drugs Program
  • Substance Abuse Train the Trainer Program
  • Substance Abuse and Drugs Rehabilitation Support
  • Substance Abuse and Drugs Research Services
  • Substance Abuse and Drugs Documentation
  • Substance Abuse and Drugs Counselling 

 

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Alcohol abuse in South Africa

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

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Substance Abuse Activities

Policies regarding the consumption of Alcohol.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Gender Based Violence
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The effects of Gender Based Violence.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Safety in schools
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Safety in schools of South Africa.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

COVID-19
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COVID-19 and its impact on South Africa.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Woman hiding her face from husband's fist, suffering from abuse
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A paralegal’s view of Gender Based Violence in Diepsloot.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Bulawayo EU
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The battle against COVID-19 continues.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Khaugelo Wilkus Musubi
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MY life, my story by Khaugelo Wilkus Musubi

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

pregnancy
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Teenage pregnancy continues to increase in townships of South Africa.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a registered non-profit organization that aims to empower the youth through up-skilling the youth to recognize and utilize the opportunities that are around them. We do this by providing Educational Support, Capacity Building, and as well as Job placement for unemployed youth. Our programs are structured to help young people

Substance and Drugs Abuse
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Drugs and how they affects ordinary lives.

Southern Africa Youth Project is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

What you should know about Tuberculosis

TB is a disease caused by bacteria which enter the body through the air and damage the lungs. It is a serious, but curable disease.   How is it spread? When a person with TB coughs, sneezes or spits, the TB germs go into the air. Anyone who breathes in this air could be infected

THE EFFECT OF HIV/AIDS ON THE WORK FORCE AND FAMILY INCOME

The impact of HIV and AIDS is felt most directly and deeply at the individual and household levels; the worst impact is felt by the poorest populations. For a person living with HIV and AIDS, there are obvious clinical and medical consequences. Due to the morbidity of HIV and AIDS, an individual’s ability to work

THE EFFECT OF HIV/AIDS ON THE WORKFORCE AND FAMILY INCOME

The impact of HIV and AIDS is felt most directly and deeply at the individual and household levels; the worst impact is felt by the poorest populations. For a person living with HIV and AIDS, there are obvious clinical and medical consequences. Due to the morbidity of HIV and AIDS, an individual’s ability to work

Impact on Agriculture and Food Security

The impact of HIV and AIDS is felt most directly and deeply at the individual and household levels; the worst impact is felt by the poorest populations. For a person living with HIV and AIDS, there are obvious clinical and medical consequences. Due to the morbidity of HIV and AIDS, an individual’s ability to work

Pregnant women who are HIV positive

Pregnant women who are HIV positive can reduce the risk of infecting their babies by using anti-retroviral drugs during pregnancy and labour. In addition, the baby should be given anti-retroviral drugs for a few weeks after birth to counteract exposure to the virus during labour. There are different drugs and treatment approaches that can be

POSTERS TO PROMOTE AIDS AWARENESS

Pregnant women who are HIV positive can reduce the risk of infecting their babies by using anti-retroviral drugs during pregnancy and labour. In addition, the baby should be given anti-retroviral drugs for a few weeks after birth to counteract exposure to the virus during labour. There are different drugs and treatment approaches that can be

ACTIONS THAT AN HIV POSITIVE MOTHER CAN TAKE TO LOWER THE RISK OF CHILD INFECTION

Pregnant women who are HIV positive can reduce the risk of infecting their babies by using anti-retroviral drugs during pregnancy and labour. In addition, the baby should be given anti-retroviral drugs for a few weeks after birth to counteract exposure to the virus during labour. There are different drugs and treatment approaches that can be

Some other things to consider

Preventing HIV transmission requires sustained safe sex behaviours for a lifetime. A major challenge for programs is how to find effective ways to sustain these behaviours for extended periods. HIV must be present for infection to occur, so knowing you and your partner’s HIV status is essential if you are thinking of not using protection

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND HIV/AIDS

Preventing HIV transmission requires sustained safe sex behaviours for a lifetime. A major challenge for programs is how to find effective ways to sustain these behaviours for extended periods. HIV must be present for infection to occur, so knowing you and your partner’s HIV status is essential if you are thinking of not using protection

SAFE BEHAVIOUR AND BEHAVIOUR THAT CARRIES THE RISK OF HIV TRANSMISSION

Preventing HIV transmission requires sustained safe sex behaviours for a lifetime. A major challenge for programs is how to find effective ways to sustain these behaviours for extended periods. HIV must be present for infection to occur, so knowing you and your partner’s HIV status is essential if you are thinking of not using protection

HIV Support

HIV infection can affect your mouth, your skin, your brain, and even your weight. Though symptoms can go undetected for some time, eventually the disease takes its toll on the body by damaging a person’s immune system, paving the way for numerous diseases to move in. While many of the diseases and infections that strike

HIV Support

HIV infection can affect your mouth, your skin, your brain, and even your weight. Though symptoms can go undetected for some time, eventually the disease takes its toll on the body by damaging a person’s immune system, paving the way for numerous diseases to move in. While many of the diseases and infections that strike

HIV Support

HIV infection can affect your mouth, your skin, your brain, and even your weight. Though symptoms can go undetected for some time, eventually the disease takes its toll on the body by damaging a person’s immune system, paving the way for numerous diseases to move in. While many of the diseases and infections that strike

Factors related to gender inequality

Factors related to gender inequality As mentioned in the introduction to this workshop, gender inequity is globally recognised as one of the fundamental drivers of HIV and AIDS. Unequal power relationships between men and women result in men generally deciding the  conditions under which sex occurs. In such situations, women’s ability to negotiate safer sex

What are the signs and effects of child abuse?

What are the signs and effects of child abuse? Some of the immediate consequences  of  abuse  include  depression,  feelings  of  guilt, withdrawal, acting out, lowered self-esteem, phobias, nightmares, bed-wetting, refusing to go to school and refusing to be left alone with individuals, cutting one’s body, attempted suicide, a sense of powerlessness and distrust of individuals.

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Substance Abuse Activities

Drugs and how they affects ordinary lives.

Southern Africa Youth Projects, is a nonprofit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also

Lonely Unemployed Black Man Drinking Alcohol At Home
Substance Abuse Activities

Substance Abuse

The level of substance abuse among girls and young women has increased in Africa In addressing the challenge of Substance Abuse and Drugs in Africa Southern Africa Youth Project is applying different approaches to protect and save girls and young women. Our work in Substance Abuse and Drugs: Substance Abuse and Drugs Training Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse Activities

No mercy for drunk drivers in Gauteng

No mercy for drunk drivers in Gauteng Twenty-seven suspects were arrested at the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol in various parts of Gauteng.

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