Dr Neil Capretto

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Robin Williams’ Suicide Raises Awareness About Depression

A day after actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life, many are still talking about how a man known for his laughter could have been so overcome by depression.

08/12/2014

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Local Doctor Stresses Importance Of Utilizing Drug Take Back Day

You probably have an old prescription or two lying around that you need to get rid of, so how can you get dispose of them properly?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/25/2014

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Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

Local experts to head a working group to end addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And Heroin

Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2014

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Police Cracking Down On Synthetic Marijuana Sales

State and local police are cracking down on the sale of synthetic marijuana.

02/08/2013

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New Details On Fatal I-79 Crash Prompts Doctor To Warn Of “Huffing” Dangers

A report released by Pennsylvania State Police shows that three teenagers who were killed in a crash were “huffing” as they drove on Interstate 79 in Greene County.

01/14/2013

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Local Expert Offers Warning About Designer Drug Often Mixed With Candy, Chocolate

There’s a warning from a local expert about a new designer drug that’s often mixed with candy or chocolate. It’s called “smiles” or 2-CI, and it’s being blamed for some deaths nationwide.

10/31/2012

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Drug Rehab Expert: Marijuana Coming From Youngtown May Be Laced With Heroin

A local drug rehabilitation expert wants people to be aware that marijuana in our area could have heroin in it.

10/15/2012

(Credit: KDKA)

New Drug Takes Hold In Pittsburgh Area

It’s the newest drug people in our area are abusing and the medical director of a local drug rehabilitation center wants to warn people about it.

11/28/2011

Could Roethlisberger's Problems Be In His Brain

Concussions, a helmetless motorcycle accident, alcohol abuse- could Ben Roethlisberger’s behavior be all in his brain? Larry talks to Dr Neil Capretto of Gateway Rehab about how the brain is affected by substance and trauma…

04/26/2010

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