May be available at Massachusetts Prevention Centers
A Wasted Breath: Kids on Inhalants
Media Projects, Inc., Dallas, Texas (214) 826-3863.
Inhalant Abuse: Kids in Danger, Adults in the Dark
Media Projects, Inc. Dallas, Texas (214) 826-3863.
This video is intended for adult viewers; it may encourage inhalant abuse if shown to youth.
Danger! Toxic Chemicals
This is an inhalant prevention video targeted for students in grades 5-8. The video explains the dangers of inhalants and how students can avoid inhalants. It does not show what products are being abused or how to abuse them. This video uses the approach that inhalants are not really drugs, but are poisons, toxins, and pollutants. It also has a beneficial section on refusal skills.
Publisher: Hazelden Foundation Video, 1-800-328-9000. VHS format, 14 minutes.
Inhalants Poison Your Body Brochure (PDF)
This one page brochure is appropriate for middle and early high school children. It emphasizes the dangers of inhalants without teaching youth what products can be abused or suggesting how to abuse them. Developed and published by the Massachusetts Inhalant Abuse Task Force It is available free from the Task Force at 617-624-5140 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This information is provided by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health.