Inhalants & Huffing Addiction

Learn the dangers of inhalants addiction and huffing.

Inhalant Addiction

Here at Recovery Ways, we are experienced in providing inhalant addiction treatment to patients of all ages and backgrounds. Our staff is comprised of Masters level clinicians who are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality care and treatment. Our individualized treatment plans can help you or your loved one understand and overcome their inhalant addiction. We can help you get control of your life back.

Inhalant addiction and abuse.

Do you or a loved one have an issue with abusing inhalants?

Abusing inhalants is a very serious issue, but an issue that is treatable. If you’re ready to be placed into an inhalants addiction program contact our admissions department to review your benefits immediately.

Inhalant addiction is not as common as other drug abuse but it is possible to develop physical and psychological dependence on them which may be difficult to stop because of such easy access. They are often flammable substances that vaporize at room temperature and included a multitude of chemicals and anesthetics, which are gases used to reduce sensitivity to pain. Inhalant addiction symptoms can range in severity and manifestation.

Inhalants are often common things kept under the kitchen sink or in the garage. They can be liquids, gases, or sprays. Nitrites are usually considered separately since they affect the central nervous system directly and act like a muscle relaxer, but they can cause blindness. Just doing this drug once can result in an overdose.

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The chemicals that are inhaled quickly get absorbed into the bloodstream and quickly reach the brain and other organs which can cause irreversible mental and physical damage. They do not allow the body to get oxygen which forces the heart to beat irregularly fast and can cause damage to the liver, heart, kidneys, brain, bone marrow, and other organs. Users can have bloody noses and nausea. They can also lose their sense of smell and hearing. Inhalants are used mostly by teens, but is not limited to them or any social class. Since they are so easily accessible anyone can abuse them. Inhalant abuse often leads to harder substances and other addictions, especially as a tolerance builds. As the user’s tolerance builds it may be harder to quit the drug, and symptoms of inhalant detox and withdrawals may increase.

Common Inhalants

  • Degreaser
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Hair Spray
  • Rubber cement & Lighter fluid
  • Gasoline
  • Spray Paint
  • Aerosol cooking spray or whipped cream
  • There are more than 1,000 common products that can be used.

Common names for Inhalants

  • Air blast
  • Whippets
  • Huff
  • Hippie crack
  • Laughing gas
  • Poppers, snappers, boppers
  • Poor man’s pot
  • Hardware
  • Rush
  • Buzz bomb
  • Moon gas

Inhalant addiction treatment is available.

If you are in need of inhalant addiction treatment or substance abuse rehab, help is always available. Recovery Ways in Salt Lake City offers accredited and highly-effective drug rehab treatment services. If you’re ready to seek recovery and live a life of sobriety our admissions coordinators are here to help you find the best treatment available.

To speak with someone and begin the admissions process please call 1-888-986-7848.

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