The materials presented in the Mental Health Commission Volatile Substance Use in Western Australia website are provided in good faith and is based on sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release. The alcohol and other drug field, and in particular the volatile substance use area, are marked by a number of opposing points of view. Some of these opposing points-of-view have been presented in this website. This information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.
Changes in circumstances after a document is placed on this website may impact on the accuracy of the information. No assurance is given as to the accuracy of any information or advice contained on this website. As well as this, materials may be maliciously vandalised.
Many of the resources on this website have been sourced from agencies outside of the Western Australian (WA) Government's control. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decision about the accuracy, reliability and correctness of information found. The information from sources outside of the WA Government are not necessarily the views of the WA Government.
Each user waives and releases the State of Western Australia to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the use of material or information made available through this website. In no event shall the State of Western Australia be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from use of the material. The State of Western Australia does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by reliance on the information or advice provided in the Mental Health Commission Volatile Substance Use website or incorporated into them by reference.
Not suitable for children
Most young people have very little knowledge about volatile substance use. As volatile substances are cheap and easily accessible in the community, the materials in this website are not suitable for children or young people as it may stimulate interest in, and use of, these substances. This is considered to be an evidence-based approach.