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Volatile substance abuse

Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland.

Volatile substance abuse

a professional"s guide

by Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland.

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Published by Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[written by Richard Ives].
ContributionsIves, Richard.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19209317M
ISBN 101874602395

Volatile Substance Abuse Among Young People in Poland: Consultant's Final Report, Volume Richard Ives, Council of Europe Council of Europe, Jan 1, - Political Science - . ‘Inhalant abuse is defined as the intentional inhalation of a volatile substance in order to achieve euphoria.’ ‘Some volatile substances can reduce sinoatrial node automaticity and suppress cardiac conduction.’ ‘Another is to release the volatile substance allicin, which irritates the eyes.’.

While this website has not been designed specifically for use by Aboriginal peoples or those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, it contains specific information about volatile substance use (VSU) issues as they relate to Aboriginal peoples. It also contains resources which are sensitive to cultural differences and more appropriate for working with Aboriginal peoples. Family Practice Notebook ©, Family Practice Notebook, LLC. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. Although access to this page is not restricted, the information found here is intended for use by medical providers.

Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) is the practice of inhaling common household volatile substances like glues, gases and aerosols in order to get high. It was commonly called glue sniffing in the 70s, when it first emerged as an issue in the UK, and it remains a serious social problem, mostly among young people. Volatile substances and the law Volatile substances and the law Gossop, Michael In many countries the abuse of volatile substances is not in itself a criminal offence. Indeed, many people are surprised when they learn that even the use of drugs such as heroin and cocaine is not an offence in the majority of countries.


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Volatile substance abuse by Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A number of gases intended for household or industrial use are inhaled as recreational drugs. This includes chlorofluorocarbons used in aerosols and propellants (e.g., aerosol hair spray, aerosol deodorant).

A gas used as a propellant in whipped cream aerosol containers, nitrous oxide, is used as a recreational drug. Pressurized canisters of propane and butane gas, both Specialty: Toxicology.

Get this from a library. Volatile substance abuse: a report. [Great Britain. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.; Great Britain. Home Office.] -- The purpose of this report is to heighten awareness of Volatile Substance Abuse as a multi-faceted and widespread social problem, and stimulate a programme of action.

Volatile substance abuse has clearly much in common with other forms of substance abuse on the one hand and with ethanol (alcohol) use on the.

To ask other readers questions about Glue Sniffing and Volatile Substance Abuse, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Glue Sniffing and Volatile Substance Abuse Lists with This Book3/5(1).

Volatile substance abuse (VSA) (glue sniffing, inhalant abuse, solvent abuse), the deliberate inhalation of volatile substances in order to achieve intoxication, has now been reported from most parts of the world, mainly among adolescents, individuals living in remote communities and those whose occupations give ready access to abusable by: Drug Education – Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) Drug education (or the lack of it) is failing Volatile substance abuse book young people.

Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA), otherwise known as solvent abuse, glue-sniffing or huffing, is the second most commonly abused drug after cannabis in young people.

More children and young people die each year from VSA than from all the other illegal drugs put. Volatile Substance Abuse: A specific form of substance abuse that encompasses any inhalant which can evoke the desired 'high'.

Inhalants include adhesives (which contain toluene and xylene), aerosol sprays (butane, halons), lighter fluid (butane), dry cleaning and stain removers (trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene), paint thinners.

Get this from a library. Volatile substance abuse in Australia. [Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Volatile Substance Fumes.] -- General report on social problem which concentrates on petrol inhalation among youth of Aboriginal communities; prevalence; characteristics of sniffers; substances and methods causes and motivations.

Volatile Substance Abuse. In book: Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse: Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants, pp The most common substance for. Volatility or volatile may refer to. Chemistry. Volatility (chemistry), a measure of the tendency of a substance to vaporize Relative volatility, a measure of vapor pressures of the components in a liquid mixture; Volatiles, a group of compounds with low boiling points that are associated with a planet's or moon's crust and/or atmosphere; Volatile organic compounds, organic compounds.

A volatile substance has a high vapor pressure at a given temperature compared with a nonvolatile compound. Examples of Volatile Substances. Mercury is a volatile element. Liquid mercury had a high vapor pressure, readily releasing particles into the air.

Introduction. Volatile substance abuse (VSA) is an especially important problem, because inhalants are daily-used substances, the age of onset of VSA is early, and acts as a gateway toward abuse of more dangerous by: 5.

Volatile substances give off fumes or vapours that can cause damage to the brain and other side effects when inhaled. This is called volatile substance abuse (VSA). Examples of volatile substances include: petrol; lighter fuels; spray paint; glue; correction fluids.

To find out more about volatile substances, go to the Alcohol and Drug. A Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) Management Area can be declared in a community to control the possession, supply, use and storage of inhalants.

Legislation The NT Government introduced the Volatile Substance Abuse Prevention Act in to prevent substance abuse and protect individuals and communities from harm. Brady, M. Heavy Metal: The Social Meaning ofIn addition, d’Abbs and Brady () noted that, as a form Petrol Sniffing in Australia.

Canberra, Aboriginal Studiesof substance abuse, the problem of volatile substance occupies a marginalised position, at least inAustralia. Select 23 - Volatile substances with special reference to volatile substance abuse.

The book focusses on issues of recent concern, or issues poorly documented in the past. Human Toxicology is a timely reference work which will be welcomed by a broad audience of toxicology professionals.

Show less. Dangerous Highs: Children and young people calling ChildLine about volatile substance abuse [National Children's National Children's Bureau] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Based on an analysis of calls made by children and young people to ChildLine between and Price: $ Sociocultural Perspectives on Volatile Solvent Use addresses this challenge by bringing together a number of solvent abuse researchers to discuss the problem, kindle ideas and interest among others to explore this drug-taking behavior, and show you the clear need for continued inquiry into the phenomena of solvent use and : Joseph Trimble, Fred Beauvais.

Volatile substance abuse is the preferred term for the intentional inhalation of volatile substances (other than conventional anaesthetic agents). Volatile substances are usually bagged (substance is inhaled from a bag) or huffed (substance is inhaled from a cloth).Cited by: 1.

HISTORY OF VOLATILE SUBSTANCE ABUSE. VSA is an ancient problem; in BC people would gather at Mount Parnassus in Delphi in order to consult the prophetic powers of the Pythia, or Oracle, who would communicate with the Gods while in a trance-like state due to inhalation of volatile by: 8.

Books shelved as drug-abuse: Crank by Ellen Hopkins, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks, Glass by Ellen Hopkins, and Fallout b.Explains the dangers of abusing freely available domestic products containing solvents and volatile chemicals.

It encourages young people to use products for which they were designed. Chicken (Video with Work Book) This presents the story of how volatile substance abuse (VSA) affects the life of a young person and all members of the family.The Steven Blacker Memorial Walk.

Produced by Re-Solv inthis documents the awareness walk marking the first anniversary of the death of 14 year old Steven Blacker from volatile substance abuse (VSA).

Duration: 7'53 minutes / Size: 54 MB / Format: MPEG-4 Movie x H Video, AAC Audio: A Loaded Gun () 1.