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Petrol sniffing

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Volatile Substance Use

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ADF - Drug Facts - Inhalants

Inhalants are common household, industrial and medical products that produce vapours, which some people inhale to make them feel intoxicated or high.

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Inhalants: tolerance, dependence and treatment -

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? -

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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Effects Of Inhalants & Inhaling Gas Fumes & Solvents | Your Room

Inhalants and solvents come with many short and long term side effects. Find out what to do in the case of addiction or overdose and places to get help.

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What Can Communities Do? - Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

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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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