Substance Abuse Programme | Western Cape Government

Substance Abuse Programme


Overall Focus

  • All people are aware of negative effects of Substance Abuse
  • There is sustainable sectoral collaboration in the province
  • Those who need treatment, aftercare and support have easy access to it.




  • Awareness and primary prevention services;
  • Early intervention;
  • Treatment centres;
  • Reintegration and after-care support;
  • Integrated programmes with the Departments of Education and Health as well as Local Drug Action Committees of Local Authorities;
  • Co-ordination with partners, eg. NGO sector;
  • Standardising professional and management best practices;
  • Facilitate diversion programmes with the Social Crime Prevention Unit as a means of intervention with the youth at risk.



For more information:


Alcohol Abuse Booklet

Alkoholmisbruik Brosjure

Incwadana engokuSetyenziswa Gwenxa koTywala


Substance Abuse Booklet

Middelmisbruik Brosjure

Incwadana engokuSetyenziswa Gwenxa kweZiyobisi


Substance Abuse Booklet for Parents

Middelmisbruik Brosjure vir ouers

Lncwadana eYenzelwe abaZali engokuSetyenziswa Gwenxa kweZiyobisi



Fatima Isaacs

Tel: 021 483 8442
Postal Address: Private Bag x 9112, Cape Town, 8000
Physical Address: 14 Queen Victoria Rd, Union House, Cape Town, 8000

Or contact or visit a local office near you.

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Government Body: (Western Cape Government)
The content on this page was last updated on 18 December 2018