Sally Satel is an addiction psychiatrist, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Why a sin tax on opioids is not like a sin tax on sugary drinks.
Public health agencies need to make menthol smokers, Black and white, aware of safer alternatives. Anything less isn’t social justice.
Fascinating new research suggests on how to reduce the stigma of addiction and why Biden health officials should read it.
Why does government make it so hard?
Maintenance therapy proved its value half a century ago. We need it today to combat a rise in opioid use. But many courts and prisons cling to a Reagan-era “Just say no” mind-set.