solvent abuse


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solvent abuse

n
(Medicine) the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene. See also glue-sniffing
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solvent abuse

nabuso di colle e solventi (a scopo stupefacente)
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Solvent abuse is an over looked form of addiction in the country and most of its victims are children, especially from the poverty-afflicted slums, according to Director General Aaron Aquino of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
The group most affected by solvent abuse was 15 to 19 year olds, studies show.
The solvent abuse crisis of the '70s gave way to a rainbow of other substances having varying degrees of public profile and moral panics.
The BCF's compliance campaign started nearly a year ago, with the aim of stamping out solvent abuse in the vehicle refinish sector.
The vandalism comes just a few weeks after problems with bottles being smashed in the woods and evidence of solvent abuse being found.
Huff is the wrenching, yet darkly comic, tale of Wind and his brothers, caught in a torrent of solvent abuse and struggling to cope with the death of their mother.
The home's owners said there were no signs Thomas was a solvent abuse risk.
At Christmas Ian Smith was promoted so he could help young people with drug or solvent abuse, but he still nds time to keep in touch with his service users.
ACHARITY which supports people affected by drug, alcohol and solvent abuse in Northumberland has secured a funding boost of almost PS500,000 to help continue and improve its vital work.
Solvent abuse is the deliberate inhalation of any kind of volatile substance in order to become intoxicated.
Almost 40,000 street children involved in solvent abuse in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) says.
Siksika First Nation recently opened a treatment centre for youth solvent abuse and is partnering with researchers from three universities and from the Youth Solvent Addiction Committee, the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation, and the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse to examine the benefits of Equine Assisted Learning.