Blog – Alcohol & substance abuse

Alcohol & substance abuse – Blog

‘Ripped’ and ‘Roids’: Muscularity and Illegal Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids

03 Apr 2019 | by Tamsanqa Mashasha | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

Illegal Anabolic-Androgenic steroid use is generally regarded as being trivial by law enforcement authorities, but the dangers are real. Continued AAS use can result in heart, liver and kidney diseases, as well as heart attack and stroke. How can we reduce the danger?

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Hazardous Alcohol Consumption and Violence: The importance of evidence for prevention

05 May 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention| Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

Much of the crime and violence that is perpetrated in South Africa, and indeed around the world, is enabled and exacerbated by substance abuse. This makes addressing substance use and abuse, an essential component of any violence prevention initiative.

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