Drug Addictions


Watch out for Dagga!


CYPSA Submission on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services invites the public to comment on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill.


Durban Schools Drug Awareness Campaign with Toyota SA

Ten schools were visited in the Durban area in partnership with Toyota SA, on the 4th and 5th of February 2020. The theme for the two days was “there is a road that seems right to a person, but the end of that road is death.”


CYPSA Report 10 May 2020 – Follow Up On Previous Intakes

During the 2020 lock-down, the CYPSA office phoned young men that had previously completed our 21-day CYPSA Restoration Programme, to check on their progress…


Surgeon General warns pregnant women and youth about dagga risks

US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams has a warning for pregnant women and teens when it comes to weed.


Dagga and Depression

Adolescents may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of marijuana (dagga) because the adolescent brain continues to develop until the age of 25.


The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)

The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)


CYPSA Submission to Parliament: Films and Publications Amendment Bill

We are of the opinion that this proposed amendment bill will have extremely negative consequences on our youth, impacting the next generation, with whom we work on a daily basis.


Pamphlets Available for Your School and Community – Contact Us

Suitable for high school and primary school learners. The comic is based on the true life story of a young man helped by CYPSA.