inhalant

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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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The program, which emphasizes parental awareness and school involvement, will serve as a tool to educate parents and school officials about the dangers of inhalants and help them identify warning signs indicative of inhalant use.
A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) in March 2006 shows an increase in the use of inhalants by American youth ages 12-17 years.
Products abused as inhalants should be put behind the counter with the buying age set at 18, because their effects can be equally as deadly, said McCarty.
This article, the second installment in this year's edition of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body, will alert your students to the real dangers of inhalant abuse and explain to them why the smart choice is never to try inhalants--not even once.
Programs aimed at reducing inhalant abuse among American adolescents should target elementary school-age children, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International and Columbia University.
1998) found that habitual users of inhalants in Australia were characterized by school absenteeism, trouble with the law, and a family history of alcohol or other drug problems.
CICAD also conducts workshops and training programs on a grassroots level, from establishing new drug regulations to researching inhalant abuse among street children.
Some suggested it was triggered by recreational use of nitrite inhalants, called poppers.
With the help of her family, her mother Nancy and her sister Sue, Allison was able to overcome a life-threatening addiction to inhalants.
WASHINGTON -- New federal data show that 12-year-olds abuse inhalants more than marijuana, cocaine, and hallucinogens combined.
WASHINGTON -- Now federal data show that inhalants are the most abused drug among 12-year-olds, exceeding abuse of marijuana, cocaine, and hallucinogens combined in that age group.