inhalant

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Synonyms for inhalant

something that is inhaled

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a medication to be taken by inhaling it

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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.
And the vast majority of drug users have admitted that solvent abuse was their 'Stepping Stone' to illegal drugs.
Symptoms of solvent abuse include slurred speech, paranoia and anxiety.
The centre provides long-term solvent abuse treatment to youth age 15 to 24.
Inhalant and Cocaine Abusers with Subcortical Abnormalities, by Brain Region Affected Solvent Abuse (n=50) Cocaine Abuse (n=51) Basal Ganglia 11 (22%) 1 (2% Cerebellum 21 (42%) 9 (18%) Pons 20 (40%) 5 (10%) Thalamus 5 (10%) 2 (4%) Note: Table made from bar graph.
The 1980s saw the biggest epidemic of solvent abuse but it had been steadily going down until now.
Miss Wallace described Gill's solvent abuse as "horrific" and said he had appeared in the youth court aged just 11, for stealing nail varnish to sniff.
Thanks to a small group of youth determined to do something about the situation of solvent abuse in their community, help from the federal government is on the way.
The mother, who cannot be named to protect the identity of her children, has three other children, two of whom are handicapped as a result of her solvent abuse.
The six youngsters, and a dozen others who were addicted to solvent abuse, were flown out for treatment.
Heath Kelvin Jones, a former resident of Bryn Alyn, was found dead in 1992 in a bedsit, aged 18, from acute respiratory failure due to solvent abuse.
The charity has achieved national recognition and praise, and now deals with about 700 people a year who are affected by drug, alcohol or solvent abuse.