8 Most Efficient Ways To Recognize True South African Drug Addicts


Check up the nooks and crannies of South Africa, you will be startled a thousand times at the complex range of drugs and numerous substances South Africans consume just to get ‘high’.

Its been said that most drug addicts depend on the substances they take to escape from their problems, stress, anxiety and depression. However, if the innovation and skills South Africans use to create, blend and cocktail these powerful influencing drugs are channeled towards finding solutions to their troubles, they would definitely be better off.

Of course, you know of the traditional substances like heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. But South Africans have gone creative and as such narcotics trending currently are very far from the usual ones we know. Things like ‘nyaope’ and ‘whoonga’ are now made out of marijuana (‘dagga’) blended with other substances you’ll never imagine like crust from dirty gutters, substances used to kill insects, rat poison and at times crushed up medicines.

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There are those who equally hunt down liquid glues to inhale especially when they are out of cash to procure their favorite drug treat. To them, these adhesives are potent substitutes for getting high.

These compulsive drug use by South Africans subsequently creates a load of social problems for South Africa. Thus, as early discovery and immediate introduction of rehabilitation packages have overtime proven to be the most useful remedy to combat the social disorder of drug addicts, the under-listed are the typical ways to identify the drug addicts of South Africa.

How To Recognize Drug Addicts

1. Strange And Unpleasant Body, Cloth And Breath Odor

smell2If you’ve frequently wondered why some South Africans smell like dirty ashtray full of horse shit, wonder no more. They are involved with drugs. These bad smells are most peculiar in the streets of Durban and communities in the Western Cape.

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 2. Bloodshot Eyes With Pupils Smaller Or Larger Than Normal

eye4I’m sure you are a witness to the frightening eye balls roaming South African Streets. You can bet that’s not the way those eyes were some 5 or more years ago. It’s the handiwork of drugs. Someone should please help correct this ‘scaring eyes’ event. The coming generation of South Africans might settle with the believe that the typical South African eyes are meant to be displeasing to the sight.

3. Persons Who Can’t Explain Their Injuries And Accidents

The only explanation to South Africans that cannot tell you how they got involved in an accident or how they got injured is that they are drug addicts. Some will even coin some incoherent story about it, but then, ask for the story to be retold and you’ll have numerous versions of the same story that you’ll never be able to put all together. Do not insist on getting a straight accurate account of how they got hurt. You’ll never get the information you want and you’ll have their outrage to battle with when you get too inquisitive. Just seek help for such persons. They’re addicted to some really crazy stuff.


4. Persons That Are Frequently Getting Into Trouble

Due to the unstable mood enabled by the substances South African drug addicts take, they are usually inspired to act according to the dictates of their mood. As such, you’ll easily identify them as they are often fiercely arguing, always involved in a fight, and usually named in illegal acts. They cannot just stay away from trouble.

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