Thursday, September 21, 2006

'Drug-addiction patients becoming younger '

The profile of patients attending the Aurora Alcohol and Drug rehabilitation centre in Bloemfontein has become younger over the years, the centre's director said on Wednesday. "(Previously) you mainly worked with alcoholism at centres like this, the other stuff (drugs) were a side issue," said Gert Kruger. "Today the majority of your patients are under 35 years of age." .

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