solvent abuse


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solvent abuse

the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene
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Solvent abuse is the deliberate inhalation of any kind of volatile substance in order to become intoxicated.
Siksika First Nation recently opened a treatment centre for youth solvent abuse and is partnering with researchers from three universities and from the Youth Solvent Addiction Committee, the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation, and the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse to examine the benefits of Equine Assisted Learning.
Solvent abuse charities last night warned it could be just as dangerous as sniffing glue or petrol.
Judge Curran said Evans had a long-standing addiction to solvent abuse and was capable of being violent and irrational.
Leading Thunderbird Lodge is part of Health Canada's National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse program and the Youth Solvent Abuse program, which supports a national system of treatment services for First Nations in Canada.
Northampton-based Barbara began her charity work after she lost her teenage son Darren to solvent abuse.
A GLUE-sniffing knifeman who savagely attacked his petrified neighbour after 20 years of solvent abuse has been jailed indefinitely.
Deaths from solvent abuse rose from one in 2003, to four in Wales in 2004, while the figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland have all dropped significantly, according to studies just released by St George's University in London.
Since 1997, the Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Specialized Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre has been helping First Nation youth to overcome their addictions to inhalants.
There is plenty of evidence that solvent abuse leads to brain damage.
Coroner Aidan Cotter recorded that 40-year-old Mr Cox died as a result of solvent abuse and told the inquest: 'The reason I've put it in simple terms like that is so everybody understands exactly why he died.
More than 60 children die each year from solvent abuse.