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Inhalants are fumes from products such as glue or paint thinner that are sniffed or “huffed” for a high. Inhalants almost immediately affect your brain and keeps oxygen from reaching your lungs. Most inhalants are extremely toxic and may cause long term damage to the brain and nervous system.

  • Someone who repeatedly uses inhalants may lose the ability to learn new things, recognizing the familiar, or have difficulty with simple conversations

  • Inhalants are associated with depression

  • Inhalants can cause sudden death even with one use. Users die by suffocation, choking on their vomit, or heart attack. Other risks include: nausea, seizures, liver, lung, and kidney problems and muscle weakness. Prolonged use affects cognition, movement, vision and hearing.

  • Commons street names: glading, air blast, heart-on, highball, hippie crack, huff, toilet water, spray



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