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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.

  • Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute
  • Stright Hall, Room 107E
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4405
  • Fax: 724-357-3944
  • MARTI Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Send general office email to:
  • vgarcia@iup.edu