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Divisions > Student, Family, and School Support > Student Services and Alternative Programs > Inhalant Abuse
Inhalant Abuse
Sniffing Correction Fluid can stop your heart.


Inhalants are breathable chemical vapors that are extremely toxic and hazardous. A variety of products in the home contain substances that can be inhaled. Young children and adolescents can easily obtain them and are among the most likely to abuse them. Long-term abuse may lead to cognitive impairment and other neurological problems.


Contact Information
Pete Singleton, Specialist
Safe and Drug Free Schools
Division of Student, Family, and School Support
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0302
Fax:  410-333-8148
Email:  psingleton@msde.state.md.us
 Resources
Center for Substance Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse
References and Publications
Inhalant Abuse Prevention Booklet
 Annotated Code of Maryland
§7-428 Inhalant Abuse training and awareness
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