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National Inhalant Prevention Coalition


Contact Information

318 Lindsay Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

1-800-269-4237 (Voice - Toll-free)
423-265-4662 (Voice)
423-265-4889 (FAX)

Internet Resources


Abstract

The National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC) is a public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the problem of inhalant use. The NIPC serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse, stimulates media coverage about inhalant issues, develops informational materials, disseminates an electronic newsletter, NIPC UPDATE, provides training and technical assistance.The NIPC founded and leads National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week (NIPAW) a week-long national grassroots inhalant education and awareness campaign. NIPC works with state agencies, schools, businesses, trade associations, media, civic organizations, law enforcement, Poison Control Centers and interfaith groups throughout the country to educate and devise multifaceted awareness and prevention campaigns to educate youth and adults about the debilitating effects of these dangerous gateway drugs. NIPC also provides inservice training for educators.

Publications

Newsletter, NIPC UPDATE; Information Booklet, INHALANTS.

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Notes


Audit

Date Entered: 11/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/25/2013
Date Revised: 11/14/2006 11:30:57 AM
Health Referral Number: HR2640
Accession Number:

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