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Youth: Government Resources: Library Guide: Substance abuse

A guide to sources of government and international governmental organisations on youth issues.

Youth and substance abuse

Fakier, Nuraan ... [et al.] Measuring the quality of South African substance abuse treatment services the Service Quality Measures Project. MRC, 2009.

Harker, Nadine ... [et al.] (2009?). Substance abuse trends in the Western Cape: a review of studies conducted since 2000. MRC, UCT & HSRC.

HarkerNadine, Bronwyn Myers, and Charles Parry. Audit of prevention programmes targeting substance use among young people in the Greater Cape Town Metropole: technical report. Tygerberg : Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Unit,  Medical Research Council, 2008

Limpopo. Department of Social Development. Substance use, misuse and abuse amongst the youth in Limpopo Province, 2013.

Medical Research Council (2008). The 2nd South African national youth risk behaviour survey, 2008. [Cape Town : South African Medical Research Council.]
Morojele, Neo K., Charles D.H. Parry, Judith S. Brook (2009).Substance abuse and the young : taking action (MRC Research brief,  June 2009)
Plüddemann, Andreas & Charles DH Parry. Methamphetamine use and associated problems among adolescents in the Western Cape Province of South Africa: a need for focused interventions (MRC policy brief October 2012)
South Africa. Dept. of Social Development.
   Model for the treatment of substance dependent youth in residential facilities / Department: Social Development, Republic of South Africa. --    [Pretoria : Department of Social Development, 2005].
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2004) Conducting effective substance abuse prevention work among the youth in South Africa

 Parry, Charles D. H.    Substance abuse in South Africa :   country report focussing on young persons /    Tygerberg :   Medical Research Council,   [1998?].   G 68 E.HEAL.98.SUBS

Western Cape Department of Social Development. Survey on Substance Use, Risk Behaviour and Mental Health among Grade 8-10 Learners in Western Cape Provincial Schools, 2011. Cape Town: South African Medical Research Council, 2013.

 Working Conference on the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Amongst the Youth in the Context of the Reconstruction and Development Programme (1994 :    Working Conference on the Prevention of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Amongst the Youth in the Context of the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) on 1 and 2 November 1994, at the ABSA Conference Centre, Montana Park, Pretoria /    [Pretoria? :   Govt. Printer?,   1995?].   G 68 ERP 88/95