Support for Addiction and Prevention in Africa

SAPTA library is the only specialized addictions resource centre in the East African region

The Centre is a non-lending Library that promotes SAPTA programs of prevention and treatment of addictions though training, advocacy, and counseling

It has a variety of comprehensive and updated information material on alcohol and other drugs use, abuse and dependence and compiles direct evidence-based connection between substance use and addictive behaviors and the infection and development of HIV/AIDS

The Library provides equal opportunities to all its users: students, trainers, researchers and others.


Membership fee (in Kenya shilling):

  • Kshs 3,000 per annum
  • Kshs 2,000 for six months
  • Kshs 400 per month
  • Kshs 100 a day

Working hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am-5.00 pm
Friday: 8.30 am-4.00pm
Saturday: 9.00 am-4.00 pm





















News/Featured Stories

SAPTA's Training program - 2017

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
2014 Intake :

Diploma registration on going


Tuesday class

Thursday class

Saturday class

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
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