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Kentucky's Monroe County Alliance for Inhalant Prevention
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What is Inhalant Abuse?

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"Inhalant abuse" refers to the deliberate concentration and sniffing for the drug-like effects of fumes, vapors or gases from 1,000 common products found in the home, office, school and workshop.

Inhalants are poisons, pollutants, fire hazards and toxic chemicals.

Inhalant abuse is an often overlooked form of substance abuse that is extremely dangerous.  Children may hear about inhalants early in grade school or later in their 20s.

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In fact, a person can die the very first time he or she abuses an inhalable product for its drug-like effects.
 
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