The dangers associated with the misuse of solvents have recently been highlighted in the Northern Ireland news. ‘Talking about solvents’ is a leaflet that provides advice to parents on how to approach teenagers and children about the misuse of solvents.
This leaflet explains what solvents are, why parents should talk to their children about solvent misuse, the risks involved, signs of solvent misuse and what parents can do regarding this issue. Click here to download ‘Talking about solvents’.
The National Drugs Helpline (also known as Frank) provides free, confidential advice on drugs and solvents. Tel: 0800 776600.
Re-Solv (the society for the prevention of solvent and volatile substance abuse) also provides useful advice and information at www.re-solv.org