Inhalants

Just don't do them

What are Inhalants?

Inhalants might seem like an alternative to other mood-altering drugs because they are cheap, can be purchased legally, and are easy to obtain

Why do young people do it?

Inhalants might seem like an alternative to other mood-altering drugs and to get a quick high because they are cheap, can be purchased legally, and are easy to obtain. But in reality sometimes they can be deadlier than street drugs.

Teens who abuse inhalants

A US survey, combining data from 2002 to 2006, found that an annual average of 593,000 teens aged 12 to 17 had used inhalants for the first time in the year before they took the survey.

Can you get treated for inhalant abuse?

Through a network of nationwide contacts, NIPC can help (but not guarantee) finding a center in your area that treats inhalant use.