Friday, November 20, 2009

VSA news updates November

Thanks for having a look at the recent headlines featuring VSA.

UK

Drug advisers depart as report shows Britain is drug hotspot The Edinburgh Journal - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Solvent abuse, such as sniffing glue, inhaling gas from aerosols, is considered a “very hidden” issue by, Marina Clayton, Scotland's development manager for ...

USA

Vehicle searched in fatal crash Southwest Virginia Today - Richlands, VA, USA According to inhalant.org, a Web site dedicated to stopping the abuse of common household products, “the effects of inhaling can be severe. ...

22-year-old man found dead Livonia Observer - Livonia, MI, USA Livonia police are investigating whether the man used an inhalant prior to his death, but won't know until a medical examiner's report is completed in about ...

Texas resists family's effort to clear executed man CNN As a teenager, Todd had started huffing paint and dropped out of school. He'd been on probation for burglary, theft and driving under the influence and did ...

Teen Drives into Home After Allegedly "Huffing" WTVWA 17 year-old girl drove her car into a house and officials say a trend called "huffing" is to blame. It's not alcohol or drugs but rather a way for kids to ...

Garden City Police Concerned Over Kids "Huffing" KWCH Sudden Sniffing Death Syndrome can affect a person who frequently uses inhalants, or is using inhalants for the first time.

Mom urges parents who suspect 'huffing' to seek help Sioux City Journal JIM LEE Kay Abbe, pictured during an interview, talks about her son, Daniel Boone, who died from huffing. (Journal photo Jim Lee) -- Empty spray paint or ...

Australia

Petrol sniffing 'wiped out' in Tennant Creek ABC Online By Kirsty Nancarrow Tennant Creek police say a petrol sniffing problem in the town has been wiped out as a result of agencies working together. ...

Canada

Equine program helps youth Sarnia Observer - Sarnia, ON, Canada In West Lorne, a large number of the kids attend an inhalant addiction centre outside London and have arrived from remote communities in the north. ...