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Ireland. Department of Health. (1995) Solvent abuse: a guide for professionals and parents. Dublin: Department of Health.

This booklet outlines the use of solvents or volatile inhalants among adolescents. It lists the types of products which are often abused, their effects, risks and behavioural warning signs that might give professionals or parents a clue that some youths may be abusing solvents. The booklet points out role of parents, media and schools in preventing the demand for solvents. Resources are included as are emergency procedures should anyone encounter a solvent abuser experiencing difficulty.

Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Guideline, Report
Drug Type
Inhalents and solvents
Intervention Type
Prevention, Harm reduction
Call No
BG2, VH 4.2
37 p.
Department of Health
Corporate Creators
Ireland. Department of Health
Place of Publication
Accession Number
HRB 1965 (Available), HRB 2047 (Available), HRB 2374 (Available)

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