What is VSU?

Volatile Substance Use (VSU), also known as inhalant use or 'sniffing', is the deliberate inhalation of volatile substances for their intoxicating effects. 

Guiding principles

There are important considerations for developing a strategy to address VSU. For more information, see Guiding principles to ensure an effective response to VSU. 


There are a range of strategies to address VSU currently being implemented across Western Australia. For more information, see VSU in WA for what's happening in your area.

Resources & information

This website contains a large range of VSU-related resources, literature and information available for download. 
To access, visit the
VSU Resource Library...