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close this bookThe Reintegration of War-Affected Youth: The Experience of Mozambique (International Labour Organization, 1997, 52 p.)
close this folder4. Incorporating life skills into vocational skills training
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View the document4.1. Literacy and numeracy
View the document4.2. Basic management skills
View the document4.3. Civic education
View the document4.4. Peace education
View the document4.5. Knowledge of human rights and labour standards
View the document4.6. HIV/AIDS awareness
View the document4.7. Psychosocial assistance
View the document4.8. Drug and alcohol abuse
View the document4.9. Mine awareness

4.8. Drug and alcohol abuse

Given the apparently widespread and increasing drugs problem in Mozambique, it is surprising that PSI has found no groups to link with in its HIV/AIDS-awareness work. Drug and alcohol abuse is often found among former soldiers and are frequently indicative of deeper psychological disturbances. Again, training of trainers should ensure the sensitivity of the trainers to these problems.