South Africa

South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) Alcohol Use and Other Drug Trends 2018 Update

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The South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) have produced a short report on alcohol and other drug trends for 2018. 

SACENDU is operational in 9 South African provinces, monitoring trends in alcohol and other drug use (AOD) and treatment outcomes. 

Family Management Risk and Protective Factors for Adolescent Substance Use in South Africa

Muchiri and dos Santos. (2018). Family management risk and protective factors for adolescent substance use in South Africa. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 13:24
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An increasingly recognised prevention approach for substance use entails a reduction in risk factors, and the enhancement of promotive, or protective factors in individuals and the environment surrounding them during their growth and development.