Support for Addiction and Prevention in Africa


Disclaimer: No official SAPTA endorsement but they can offer helpful advice

NACADA (Kenya): National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (USA): National Clearinghouse for Information on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

TIPS and TAPS National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Administration (USA)


Daily Alcohol and Drug News Website (free newsletter)

Alcoholics Anonymous (Kenyan website)

Alcoholics Anonymous (official website)

12 Step Study Materials

Big Book Study

Narcotics Anonymous (official website)

Alanon and Alateen (for family members and teens affected by spouse/partners alcoholism)

Join Together (Advancing Effective Alcohol and Drug Policy, Prevention and Treatment)


Rethinking Drinking

National Institute of Drug Abuse

Learn the relationship of HIV and Drug Abuse

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

Children and Teens: Information on Drugs and Alcohol

Addiction Magazine

Addiction Research and News

University of Washington: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (check out their Links for extensive listing of websites for: research; journals, treatment, training, governmental agencies, professional societies

NAADAC (National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Counselors) http:

Recovery Management and Movement ( Bill White)

Behavioral Health Recovery Management (Publications on Recovery Management)

S Africa Faces and Voices

Christian resources on alcohol and drug abuse

Children of Alcoholics

For ministers:  see

For teachers:  see

Parents (information on how to deal with children and teens)

Recovery Websites: (list of best in recovery websites) (Recovery Director)

Recovery Radio Websites: (need permission to add) (talk with director; former contact)

Online Recovery Websites:

Recovery Forums: (free membership) (free global membership)

Addiction Recovery Podcasts: (hundreds of free podcasts)

12 Step Podcast Podcasts:  

Medical Podcasts on Addictions:

Recovery Blogs:

Wikipedia articles:



Behavioral Addiction:

Benzodiazepine (shang: taptaps):

Cold Turkey

Cocaine Dependency

Disease Model of Addiction:


Drug Withdrawal  


Love Addiction

Love and Sex Addiction

Nicotine Addiction

Physical Addiction:

Pornography Addiction

Problem Gambling

Sexual Addiction:

Substance Abuse

Substance Dependence:

Twelve Step Approach

Video Game Addiction:

Work Addiction

Other Addictions Resources:

Sexual and Pornography Addictions

Website of Dr. Patrick Carnes, leading expert on sex addictions, treatment and recovery

Christian Resource website:

Sexual Relationships Addiction

Gambling (official GA website)

Worthwhile Reading:

Nature of Addiction

Addiction as brain disease:










News/Featured Stories

SAPTA's Training program - 2014

SAPTA has received funding from PEPFAR to setup two IDU facilities in Nairobi.

SAPTA received global fund to work with female IDU's.

Up Coming Events
January 2014 Intake :

Diploma registration on going

classes start on 12/01/2014

Tuesday class................. 12/01/2014

Thursday class................ 14/01/2014

Saturday class.................16/01/2014

Special Information for…
- EAP Program Employers
- Alcoholic Family Members
- PEPFAR Partners

- NACADA (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous (Kenya)
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Join Together


Converging Epidemics in Africa

Rapid increases in substance abuse (including alcohol) and HIV infection can be conceptualized as separate but converging epidemics in a context of violence (wars, homicides and domestic abuse) and poverty...


SAPTA E-Services in Africa
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction" was unveiled on 13 February 2007 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the US National Institutes of Health.











































































































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