The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

The cost of Rehab is still a deterrence to the fight against drug abuse – Doreen Majala

The Cost of rehabilitation is too expensive for local Mwananchi-Majala

The cost of Rehab is still a deterrence to the fight against drug abuse – Doreen Majala

Lawyer and TV news anchor Doreen Majala has said that the cost of taking people to rehabilitation centers is one of the major factors discouraging the fight against drug and substance abuse among the youth.

In a tweet seen by Pulse Live, Ms. Majala pointed out that there is need to address the issue of high cost of rehabilitation services for the fight against the drugs and psychotropic substance abuse to be successful.

She mentioned that regardless of the type of center, or treatment offered, the cost still remains high in most rehabilitation centers.

As we continue the fight against drugs & psychotropic substance abuse, there is need for emphasis on the High Cost of Rehabilitation services. All factors considered: Type of centers, Treatment offered, Amenities & Duration. Rehab cost is STILL a deterrence on low-income Kenyans,” tweeted Doreen Majala.

ADVERTISEMENT

The lawyer who runs the Doreen Majala Foundation (DMF) has been at the forefront in calling for social change for the good of society.

Teenage pregnancies

A few months ago, Ms. Majala weighed in on the issue of increased teenage pregnancies in the country stating that the young girls in question lacked mentorship, despite the blame being shifted to socio-cultural, economic and environmental issues.

My two cents on increased cases of teen pregnancies: In as much as we point out Sociocultural, Economic and Environmental factors, our girls lack mentorship. We need community sensitization, comprehensive sexuality education and more enrollment of girls in schools. Young girls go through a turbulence of curiosity, low self-esteem, substance abuse, inability to resist sexual temptation, and worse cell phone usage,” said Doreen Majala.

ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Prince Mwangi: The rising star of 'Becky' series & 11-year-old business owner

Prince Mwangi: The rising star of 'Becky' series & 11-year-old business owner

Ricca grills mum Pierra Makena to confess crush on Obinna & having more kids

Ricca grills mum Pierra Makena to confess crush on Obinna & having more kids

Former TV47 journalist lands new job in Turkey 3 months after departure

Former TV47 journalist lands new job in Turkey 3 months after departure

NRG's Natalie Githinji shares how bath products burnt her

NRG's Natalie Githinji shares how bath products burnt her

Details of Sheila Wegesha's vigil, body viewing & burial at 1st hubby's home

Details of Sheila Wegesha's vigil, body viewing & burial at 1st hubby's home

Kanyari's 'divine' fishing: Controversial gifts, women drama & exorcism on TikTok

Kanyari's 'divine' fishing: Controversial gifts, women drama & exorcism on TikTok

Kate Actress announces major career move after visiting Tyler Perry Studios

Kate Actress announces major career move after visiting Tyler Perry Studios

Vivian's selfie moment with Steve Harvey divides fans [Photo]

Vivian's selfie moment with Steve Harvey divides fans [Photo]

Author Robert Kiyosaki's eye-opening moment during first trip to Kenya

Author Robert Kiyosaki's eye-opening moment during first trip to Kenya

ADVERTISEMENT