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The Facts About Inhalants (Drugs)

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Published by Benchmark Books (NY) .
Written in English


  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Solvent abuse,
  • Health & Daily Living - Substance Abuse,
  • Aerosol sniffing

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8016400M
ISBN 100761418091
ISBN 109780761418092

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Forget the idea that if you can buy it at the grocery store it's harmless. Inhalants can do serious and sometimes permanent damage to your brain, nerves, and body. Here's just some of what research tells us. Inhalants can disrupt the flow of messages between brain cells by . TEACHER’S EDITION Dear Teacher: In This Installment • How all inhalants are poisonous chemical vapors. • How inhalants can cause a condition called sudden sniffing death. • How inhalants can cause damage to the whole body—including death. • Why teens need to learn the Size: KB. People who use inhalants breathe them in through the mouth (huffing) or nose. Most inhalants affect the central nervous system and slow down brain activity. Short-term health effects include slurred or distorted speech, lack of coordination, euphoria (feeling "high"), dizziness, and hallucinations. Learn about the free drug addiction informational booklet series, The Truth About Drugs. Read the guides, download them in PDF format or order hardcopies of the booklets about substance abuse and addiction. Learn more about the effects of abusing marijuana, alcohol, ecstasy, crack cocaine, coke, crystal meth, heroin, LSD and prescription painkillers, antidepressants, stimulants and depressants.

Inhalants book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This series offers a candid look at the prevalence of drugs in the lives of youn Inhalants book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Hard-hitting facts and statistics offer tough truths about drug abuse, while testimonials from real teens 3/5. The facts about inhalants. [Francha Roffe Menhard] -- Presents the history and physical properties of inhalants, physiological effects of abusing inhalants, trends and attitudes about inhalant use among teens, and factual information about inhalants. In addition, inhalants may cause lightheadedness, hallucinations, and delusions. Long-term use can lead to compulsive inhalant use and a mild withdrawal syndrome. Additional symptoms caused by long-term inhalant use include weight loss, muscle weakness, disorientation, inattentiveness, lack of coordination, irritability, and depression. This easy to read booklet provides the facts on inhalants – the short and long term effects on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, inhalants use during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, driving, the law (in NSW) and information on a range of alcohol and other drug services. The booklet can be downloaded and viewed on your computer or mobile device.