Trap of substance abuse in local schools

2015-04-30 06:00

It is evident that substance abuse has become alarmingly high in local schools.

“To inform the youth and educate them regarding the trap of drug abuse is the most effective tool to save our future leaders from self-destruction,” said Ganief “Mabo” Williams, co-ordinator of Drug Free World Uitenhage.

Drug Free World Uitenhage last week had an introduction to the Truth About Drugs programme which was presented at Uitenhage High School as well as Verité Primary School. Information booklets were handed out to learners and both schools have committed to implement the programme.

Williams said the Drug Free World Uitenhage’s Truth About Drugs programme is already gaining access to some of the schools.

)For more information regarding the programme contact “Mabo” on 074 257 6155 or

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