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Mental Health Information Centre - Southern Africa

SMART (Helderberg CARES)

Service Provider Type
Type of Organisation
Non-profit organisation
Service Description

(Substance Misuse: Advocacy, Research & Training) is South Africa’s leading independent centre of expertise on alcohol and drugs. SMART is an independent not for profit (053-669-NPO) public benefit organization (PBO 930023958) that aims to inform policy development and reduce alcohol- and drug-related harms to individuals, families and communities. Through providing expertise and quality information on alcohol and drug use, promoting effective responses, undertaking research, encouraging informed debate, advising on policy making and best practice; and disseminating this across treatment, the criminal justice system and prevention and education services; and to improve the quality and effectiveness of its own services through continual evaluation and innovation.

Health Conditions of Interest
Addiction, Addiction (Alcohol / Alcoholism), Addiction (Drugs and Substances)
Counsellor (General), Social Worker, Other
Target Group
Adults, Community, Elderly, Family, Groups, Men, Parents, Women
Phone Number
Cellular Phone Number
+27 -83-327-3911
South Africa
Western Cape
Somerset West
Street Address (line 1)
7 Victoria Street
Street Address (line 2)
Victoria Centre, Office 201
Postal Address (line 1)
PO Box 2345
Postal Code
Practice Number
HPCSA Registration Number
Office Hours Open
Office Hours Close

In partnership with:

University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town