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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Since 1997, the Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Specialized Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre has been helping First Nation youth to overcome their addictions to inhalants.
The solvent abuse is taking the greatest toll on the youth of the community.
Today teacher Philomena Vaughan, a former therapist who helped children overcome drug and solvent problems said the solvent abuse was on the increase.
The idea for the film came about after they discussed drugs and solvent abuse in a group.
Sean-Paul O'Hare of the Falls Community Council's drug awareness programme said too many families have been destroyed by solvent abuse.
And alarmingly, despite high-profile warning campaigns, a recent report showed that solvent abuse in Britain has more than DOUBLED between 2000 and 2001.
Solvent Abuse--A Matter of Life and Death --Deals with solvent abuse north of 60 degrees.
SOLVENT abuse was the most likely reason a girl of 16 collapsed and died hours after celebrating Christmas, an inquest heard.
Warren Hawksley, director of anti-solvent abuse charity Re-Solv, said this type of solvent abuse had so far only been heard of in Scotland.
The tragic death of Helen Coffey serves as a stark warning on the dangers of solvent abuse.
MORE children die from solvent abuse than taking drugs, MSPs heard yesterday.
A national report today also revealed solvent abuse kills more youngsters than drugs.