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Volunteers wanting to address Violence and Trauma in the Community

Volunteers at ground level would most likely be the persons with first hand contact with the persons at grassroots level in our communities. They are there to render emotional support where persons are traumatised, mostly by acts of violence. The question posed in this article would be to focus on the motivation of persons to assist others after violent experiences. It is almost a contradiction in itself to demonstrate compassion and care within circumstances of violence and sometimes chaotic si...
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TRAUMA – A wound to the soul

Sometimes we are not prepared of what is happening around us and the perception is experienced that "I am not coping". The feeling of not being prepared, in control and not being able to cope contributes in the difficulty to create meaning of the event. The person experiences that everything including their lives is in crisis, the wholeness of the person is affected and the person could even start questioning his/her own existence.
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DRUG PANDEMIC

Our youth are targeted on a daily basis by money hungry drug dealers. Substance abuse has become a daily reality in schools, places of employment and communities at large. Your community may at this very moment be the aim of merciless dealers. This issue is not just affecting the future of our youth, but also has a devastating effect on the bonds within families and communities. Heroin is fast becoming the substance of choice amongst the youth and more and more youths are bei...
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DWELMS WORD ‘N PANDEMIE

Die jeug word daagliks deur geldhonger dwelmhandelaars geteiken. Substansmisbruik word ‘n daaglikse negatiewe realiteit in skole, die werksplek en gemeenskappe. U eie gemeenskap gaan moontlik op die oomblik gebuk onder die aanslag van gewetenlose dwelmhandelaars. 12 years but cases have been reported of children that are addicted that are even younger.   Die toekoms van ons jeug word nie net verwoes nie, maar dit het ook ʼn vernietigende uitwerking op gesinsverbande en gemeenska...
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