Aug 17

Combatting drugs requires a collective effort in Erongo

The Erongo Governor expressed concern about the increasing and easy accessibility of drugs in the region. More so concerning school children who are now being used as drug mules. According to Neville Andre Itope, the instant availability of drugs in communities, school yards and playgrounds, requires strengthened efforts to bring an end to as it is contributing majorly to crimes perpetuated mainly by young people. The Coastal Drug Awareness Campaign Anonymous Helpline at Duneside High School in Walvis Bay aimed at helping drug addicts speak to and seek assistance from trained counsellors, anonymously.