Monday, June 01, 2009

Volatile substance abuse news from May 2009

Please take a moment to have a look at these recent links to news items featuring volatile substance abuse.

Service station praised for curbing petrol sniffing
ABC Online - Australia The Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service has congratulated a remote service station on its response to petrol sniffing at a nearby Aboriginal community. ...

Review of The Unloved
Communitycare.co.uk - Sutton, UK Life in the children's home is harsh and Morton does not flinch from showing sexual abuse, violence and solvent misuse. Morton admits she was inspired by ...

Whip-its, no laughing matter
Petoskey News-Review - Petoskey, MI, USA “Nitrous oxide is not a safe inhalant when it is not being administered by medical ... “Huffing any of the commonly abused inhalants can cause sudden death. ...

Rapid City Mother Facing Child Abuse Charges
KOTA - Rapid City, SD, USA A Rapid City woman is facing felony child abuse charges for huffing computer cleaner near her three young children. Marcella Dubray was arrested last month ...

North Myrtle Beach man charged with tampering with AC units ...
Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach, SC, USA A 28-year-old man was arrested for tampering with AC units and huffing freon from them days after his roommate reported him missing, according to a North ...

Family Talks Of Teen's Tragic Huffing Death
WSOCtv.com - Charlotte, NC, USA Cooper said Moree later admitted huffing gasoline for a cheap, quick high. She immediately took him to counseling. Two weeks later, he spent the night at ...

Kidnap Suspect Has History Of Huffing
WTVC - Chattanooga, TN, USA We researched Jeremy Mizell's past and learned of his addiction to huffing gasoline. Mizell remains in jail with a one million dollar bond, charged with ...

Warning after Huddersfield man dies sniffing lighter fuel
Huddersfield Examiner - Huddersfield, UK A CORONER has warned of the dangers of inhaling lighter fuel after hearing how butane gas claimed the life of a Huddersfield man. An inquest heard how Adam ...

Cause of woman's death released
Valley Sun - La CaƱada Flintridge, CA, USA Cans of compressed gas is often used in inhalant abuse, or huffing. It is the purposeful inhalation of chemical vapors to achieve an altered mental or ...

Cause for concern: Drug, substance abuse catching them younger in city
Expressindia.com - New Delhi, India It's very difficult to quote an exact figure pertaining to the number of total cases, but substance abuse, mostly sniffing correction/white fluid and ...

Jail inmates caught with paint thinner in Eagle County
Vail Daily News - Vail, CO, USA Four inmates confessed to sniffing the paint thinner to get high, police said. The inside of the detention facility was being painted at the time of the ...