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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"The great concern with solvent abuse is that it can prove fatal to first-time users.
The two-year research study of EAL in the treatment of First Nations youth solvent abuse got underway at the end of June.
PARENTS on Anglesey have been sent an information pack on binge drinking, drug taking and solvent abuse.
After years of gambling, heavy drinking and solvent abuse, at the age of 18 a friend introduced him to Christianity.
Solvent abuse charities last night warned it could be just as dangerous as sniffing glue or petrol.
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.
"Why doesn't it work like this with solvent abuse?" Barbara, who has been awarded an MBE for her charity work, added: "I think it's atrocious that Booth wasn't even fined.
A GLUE-sniffing knifeman who savagely attacked his petrified neighbour after 20 years of solvent abuse has been jailed indefinitely.
A FATHER who lost his teenage son to solvent abuse has slammed fuel companies for failing to add a chemical that could save lives.
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.
The number of solvent abuse deaths in Wales has gradually risen in the last few years, new figures reveal.
Since 1997, the Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Specialized Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre has been helping First Nation youth to overcome their addictions to inhalants.