Volatile substance misuse: a review of interventions: monograph series no. 65

This review examines published and unpublished literature about interventions designed to combat volatile substance misuse.

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The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover pages (PDF 158 KB)
Executive summary (PDF 43 KB)
1. Introduction (PDF 23 KB)

Part 1: Volatile substance misuse as a problem
2. Prevalence and patterns (PDF 60 KB)
3. Why do some people inhale volatile substances? Correlates and causes (PDF 27 KB)
4. Problems associated with VSM (PDF 39 KB)

Part 2: Interventions
5. Supply reduction (PDF 129 KB)
6. Demand reduction I: community-based approaches (PDF 53 KB)
7. Demand reduction II: education, youth and recreational programs (PDF 114 KB)
8. Demand reduction III: clinical management, counselling, residential and homeland programs (PDF 62 KB)
9. Harm reduction (PDF 26 KB)
10. Law enforcement (PDF 60 KB)

Part 3: From interventions to strategies (PDF 45 KB)
Part 4: References (PDF 77 KB)

Index (PDF 40 KB)

To obtain a hard copy of the monograph, please contact National Mailing and Marketing on (02) 6269 1080 or health@nationalmailing.com.au. The code for this publication is AGI30.

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