WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE USING INHALANTS

April 20, 2018

WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE USING INHALANTS

Dovetail has been receving an increasing number of calls in 2018 regarding young people using inhalants. We thought it might be useful to remember some of the resources available to workers to assist in respoding to inhalant use.

 

The National Health and Medical Research Council developed a guideline in 2011 which is still relevant today for working with young people using inhalants. The guideline is designed to assist health professionals to identify, assess and treat people who are using volatile substances and can be found here.


Dovetail's Cameron Francis has a presention called "Understanding Inhalants" which you can watch here.


Download Dovetail's "Effective Responses to Inhalant Use" fact sheet here (143 KB PDF)