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We Aim To prevent the deaths of more young people by offering education and support services to anyone affected by, or worried about Volatile Solvent Abuse.

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We Aim To prevent the deaths of more young people by offering education and support services to anyone affected by, or worried about Volatile Solvent Abuse.


Services Provided:

. Family mediation and support.

. Sign posting.

. Referrals to other drug and alcohol agencies.

. Public talks.

. Multimedia presentations.

There are 8 times more young people die from solvent abuse than from illegal drugs.

In 1995 the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) reported that, ‘VSA is, for certain ages, a bigger killer than leukemia, pneumonia and drowning combined, and that, for certain ages, it constitutes a significant proportion of all deaths'.


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'Glue Sniffing’ or ‘Solvent Abuse’ is not a myth or a thing of the past, a lot of youngster’s still misuse volatile substances – not only glues. VSA does not receive nearly as much publicity or attention as alcohol or illegal substance misuse, but is a serious problem that should not be ignored.

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