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National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - NIPC

Organization URL(s)

www.inhalants.org/
nipc@io.com

Other Contact Information

318 Lindsay Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
1-800-269-4237 (Voice - Toll-free)
423-265-4662 (Voice)
423-265-4889 (FAX)

Description

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.

Online Resources

Print Resources

Newsletter, NIPC UPDATE; Information Booklet, INHALANTS.

Review Date

Wednesday, Feb 09, 2011