FRIGHTENING STATISTICS SHOWS THE IMPACT OF DRUGS ON OUR YOUTH

These frightening statistics shows what a large impact drug-abuse is having on our Youth.


20 000 Children (teenagers between 14/15) – Research done 2011/12 – Results 2015:

  • 47% SMOKE
  • 66% USE ALCOHOL
  • 10% WEEKLY ALCOHOL USAGE
  • 25% DAGGA “LIFETIME” USE
  • 2% TIK
  • MANDRAX
  • 1% COCAINE
  • 1% HEROIN
  • SOME OF THE CHILDREN CLASSIFIED AS ‘MEDIUM’ RISK
  • “HIGH” RISK FOR MENTAL DISTURBANCE
  • OF ALL CHILDREN ALREADY HAVE SEX
  • 60% UNPROTECTED SEX
  • 25% USED DRUGS/ALCOHOL BEFORE SEX
  • 20% HAD ANAL SEX
  • 7% OF THE CHILDREN HAS BEEN FORCED TO HAVE SEX
  • 12% OF THE CHILDREN HAS BEEN OFFERED DRUGS FROM THE COMMUNITY
  • HIGH RISK TO VIOLENCE
  • 2/3’s MEDIUM RISK TO VIOLENCE