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Prescription Drug Abuse: Trends, Troubles, and Treatment

  • Presented by Neil Capretto, D.O., F.A.S.A.M.

    Prescription drug abuse has been a rapidly growing problem across the nation in recent years. Our region has seen a dramatic increase in drug overdose deaths and legal medications have been involved in over 60% of these deaths. This workshop will describe natural trends of prescription drug abuse, explore the local impact of this problem and discuss educational and treatment strategies to address this problem.