Charity information


Founded in 1984, Re-Solv has over 30 years’ experience working with volatile substance abuse, and is recognised as the leading UK agency in the field. Together with corporate and government partners, we have been successful in virtually eliminating glue-sniffing, and reducing the annual number of UK deaths caused by VSA by 75% since our foundation.

Founded 1984

  • Mission statement

    Re-Solv’s vision is to reduce the harms caused by Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) and the misuse of other legal substances across the UK by:
    • keeping this ever-present and changing form of legal substance misuse in the forefront of policy and public awareness;
    • continuing to drive prevention through education and training
    • providing support for the individuals, families and communities affected by it

  • Aims

    Re-Solv aims to:

    • 1. to alleviate the suffering and problems arising from solvent abuse and the abuse of other legal substances in any manner that may be thought fit.
    • 2. to advance the education of the public regarding the dangers of such solvent abuse and the abuse of other legal substances.
    • 3. to promote and support research into the problems arising from solvent and volatile substance abuse and other legal substances.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1984

    Registered Charity Number: 326732

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01785 817885

    Address: 30A High Street ST15 8AW

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