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Harm Reduction and Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) in South Africa

Developed by South Africa ITTC

Published on 11/18/2019

This video features personal vignettes of South African residents who have experience with addiction and treatment. Their stories, paired with an overview of current practices in South Africa, provide helpful context in the current climate of drug use in the country. This video is aimed at reducing stigma against those who experience addiction and rally more supporters towards harm reduction, MAT and other forms of treatment.


This product was developed by this Center under previous funding as part of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network through the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)/Substance Abuse Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA).