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Petrol sniffing

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Volatile substance use (including petrol sniffing) AOD Knowledge Centre Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Nakamarra/Napurrurla women and Jakamarra/Jupurrurla men

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Inhalants: tolerance, dependence and treatment - myDr.com.au

Tolerance can develop with regular use of inhalants. Long term use can lead to a psychological dependence.

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Inhalants: what are the effects? - myDr.com.au

Even small amounts of inhalants can affect you quite quickly, due to their rapid entry to the bloodstream through the lungs.

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Summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health Health facts Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

These web pages provide a plain language summary of Australian Indigenous health. They include facts about common health problems and risk factors among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Aboriginal - sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

When we woke up he was so still, not breathing. Now we sit here, really sad. Our family misses him, his smile and laugh. And we think every day, why did our little boy die?

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Alcohol and Drugs | Epilepsy Action Australia

Can alcohol cause seizures? Alcohol is a substance that can cause or worsen seizures when associated with alcoholism, binge drinking or epilepsy. Learn more

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