This article will provide an overview of how we treat Inhalant addiction at Tranquility Woods.
Commonly Abused Inhalants
|Volatile Solvents||Includes paint thinners, gasoline, glue, and correction fluids.|
|Aerosols||Such as spray paint, hair spray, and deodorant sprays.|
|Gases||Includes medical anesthetics (ether, chloroform) and gases found in household products (butane lighters, propane tanks).|
|Nitrites||Also known as "poppers," typically used for sexual enhancement.|
Withdrawal Symptoms of Inhalant Abuse
Withdrawal symptoms of inhalants, though not as pronounced as other addictive substances, can still be severe. Symptoms such as nausea, sweating, insomnia, tremors, irritability, mood changes, and even hallucinations in extreme cases may occur. The duration and intensity of these withdrawal symptoms are influenced by the specific type of inhalant, the frequency of use, and individual health factors, making each person's experience with withdrawal potentially unique.
Our approach to inhalant withdrawal and treatment is more focused on comfort medications to help manage some of the withdrawal symptoms and an in-depth clinical support system to help manage the initial phases of inhalant withdrawal.