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Latest Inhalant abuse Stories

2014-01-24 23:00:35

International drug rehab and prevention network offers parents a new knowledge base to help them save young lives from the threat of inhalant abuse. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Among pre-teens, inhalant abuse is an ever-present threat that parents may know little about. Many parents talk to their children about marijuana and alcohol abuse but may say little or nothing about inhalants and other drugs. But it is safe to say that every home in the country has a few or many sources of an...

2013-12-20 23:21:07

InventHelp, founded in 1984 and based in Pittsburgh, is submitting the Mobile Inhalant to appropriate companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 "Many cold medications can impair your ability to operate a motor vehicle," said an inventor from Pittsburgh, Pa. "You should not have to choose between being able to breathe normally and being able to drive. To solve this dilemma, I came up with a cold reliever you can use in the car." He developed...

2013-12-19 23:29:03

A San Bernardino treatment center is adding a new program for people dealing with drug dependency issues. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A San Bernardino treatment center is announcing a new program focused on inhalant abuse and addiction has been launched through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2012, there were 584,000...

2013-11-20 23:00:59

Volunteers from the National Scientology Organization of Mexico distributed drug education materials in Huixquilucan October 28 as part of an ongoing project to bring the truth about drugs to youth in the area. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Volunteers from the National Scientology Organization of Mexico bring the truth about drugs to Huixquilucan, a town of extremes, where lavish, high-end shops cater to clientele just blocks from one of the most impoverished barrios of Mexico...

2013-11-04 14:07:48

Teenagers in the child welfare system are at higher-than-average risk of abusing marijuana, inhalants and other drugs, according to a study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. However, the study also shows that parental involvement matters. "When youth perceive that their parents or caregivers are actively engaged in their lives, this may steer them away from drugs," according to lead researcher Danielle L. Fettes, Ph.D., of the University of California,...

2013-08-08 23:20:31

Parents are getting ready to send their children back to school. To help them prepare their kids for the new, inevitable peer pressures they may face, one organization has enlisted adolescent addiction and mental health professionals to provide valuable tips when speaking to kids about drugs and alcohol. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Studies show that adolescents are up to 50% less likely to get involved with substance abuse if their parent(s) spoke with them about drugs and...

2013-07-15 10:21:00

Millions of children worldwide live on the streets. A review and analysis of 50 studies on substance abuse by street children in 22 resource-constrained countries has found lifetime substance use to be both common and high, posing serious threats to their health as well as for their chances for reintegration into society. "The most important conclusion to draw from this large number of studies is not only is substance abuse by street children highly prevalent in low-income countries; it is...

2013-06-24 23:03:59

An inhalant is anything from gases to aerosol sprays that can be taken into the body through the mouth or nose. Helping individuals stop this addictive behavior is part of Recovery Associates’ drug and alcohol treatment plans. WEST PALM BEACH, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic programs, is now providing Inhalant drug and alcohol addiction support as part of its treatment tracks. An inhalant is a chemical vapor that is inhaled through the...