Substance abuse amongst primary school learners in Durban : a case study examining learners perceptions and experiences at Amaoti Primary School.
Mhlongo, Mafikeni Andries.
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This is a case study examining the children's perceptions and experiences on substance abuse in the Primary School. Interviews were used as a research tool. The research sample of five respondents was drawn using the purposive sampling method. The data was analyzed qualitatively on themes drawn up. The findings of the study were based on four themes: peer pressure, moral decay, bravado and solace, socio-economic factors and psychological factors Furthermore recommendations were drawn.