Inhalants

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Long Term and Short Term effects

Long:
  • Muscle weakness

  • Disorientation

  • Lack of coordination


    Short:

    • Slurred speech

    • Drunk, dizzy or dazed appearance

    • Inability to coordinate movement

Four facts about inhalants

  • Inhalants are addictive.


  • More than 22.9 million Americans have experimented with inhalants at some point in their lives.

  • One state in the US averaged more than 3,800 emergency room visits and 450 hospitalizations a year due to inhalant poisonings, according to statistics released in 2008.

  • By the time students in the US reach the eighth grade, one in five will have used inhalants. In 2007, inhalants were the substance most frequently abused by youth aged 12 or 13.