Solvent abuse* – gases, aerosols, nitrous oxide (‘laughing gas’), poppers, petrol, glues, solvents and other volatile substances.

We’re here to help.

Solvent abuse affects the lives of thousands of people in the UK. If you misuse any of the above products, or if someone you know misuses them, then we’re glad you’re here.

Founded in 1984, Re-Solv is the expert charity working across the UK to end solvent abuse and support all those whose lives are affected by it.

If you live anywhere in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales and are worried about your solvent abuse or someone else’s – we’re here to help. Please get in touch.

*A note on terminology: We use the term ‘solvent abuse’ on our website because this is the term that the public largely uses when searching for help and support around issues with solvents and gases. We want people who need support to be able to find it. However, we understand that the term ‘abuse’ is no longer used in some settings and we are endeavouring to use appropriate language when discussing this issue. We are currently carrying out a consultation to do so. Please contact us if you would like further information.

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