Lean: Drug Abuse in South Africa

Lean: Drug Abuse in South Africa

Most youth gatherings and social events are incomplete without the presence of a small cough syrup/Stillpane, an anti-flu, antitussive, and somniferous drug, which at first glance seems harmless. However, young South Africans see it differently, and this is the root...
Kratom Addiction

Kratom Addiction

Introduction Kratom has been legalised in the United States. Therefore, it is sold as a safe substance. But is it true that kratom is safe? That may not be true. Studies have shown that kratom does have addictive properties. Kratom is marketed as a pain reliever,...

ARCA Experience

I would highly recommend Arca Jhb to any substance user that would like to make a change in their life. The counselling and treatment provided at Arca is excellent. The rehabilitation helps you overcome your addiction in a healthy way. You learn how to cope and deal...

A Single Step

What is Recovery? Why would an addict choose to leave their drug of choice? Why go through the pain? Most addicts feel the loss of their drug as a non- addict feels when they go through the death of a loved one, or the break-up of a close relationship. In such cases...

War Story

Many years ago I was fortunate enough to listen to a friend of mine share his life story. During which he quoted from a book that I cannot remember. In the story, within a story, he spoke about a soldier. It was World War 1, trench warfare was the nature of the day. 2...