Attract Patients to Addiction Treatment, Don’t Force Them Into It, New York Times, 11/11/15
Every Drug Court Should Allow Methadone Treatment, New York Times, 7/20/15
What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs After 25 Years Writing About Drugs and Addiction, Pacific Magazine, 9/24/14
Columnist, The Fix, 2011-2014
What You Really Don’t Know About Recovery, The Fix, 6/4/12
When Is “Tough Love” Torture?, Mother Jones / News, 5/4/08
A new talk or behavioral therapy, even for children, can be introduced and sold by anyone without being vetted by any government agency.
Beyond 12 Steps, MSN News, reprinted by Practical Recovery, 2008
Romney, Torture, and Teens, Reason Online News, 6/27/07
The former governor’s connections to abusive “tough love” camps
Tough Love and Free Speech, Reason Online News, 8/24/07
How a ‘child advocate’ gamed the media
Getting Tough on Private Prisons for Teens, Reason Online, 10/16/07
Residential programs for troubled teenagers tell parents they’ll cure kids’ behavior problems. But Congress may be cracking down after allegations of abuse and a GAO report that at least 10 teens have died in these facilities.
So, What Made Me an Addict? The Washington Post, 8/23/07
The Myth of Tough Love, interview, The Sun, 1/07
Shocks From the System, New York Times Op-Ed, 1/7/07
The Trouble with Troubled Teen Programs, Reason Online – January 2007 Print Edition
How the “boot camp” industry tortures and kills kids
The Doctor Wasn’t Cruel Enough, Reason Online , 6/2/06
How one physician escaped the panic over prescription drugs
Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, How You And Your Loved Ones Can Understand And Treat Alcohol And Other Drug Problems
Let a Thousand Licensed Poppies Bloom, New York Times, 7/13/05
Drug warriors put the fear of prosecution in physicians who dare to treat pain.
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Why Jesus is Not a Regulator
Commentary on President George W. Bush’s (then) new White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives for The American Prospect
Sick treatment: when drug counselors attack. (Intelligence the Big Idea)
This digital document is an article from City Limits, published by City Limits Community Information Service, Inc. on February 1, 2003
Addicted to Anonymity, Washington Post, 1993
Why IV Drug Users Deserve Clean Needles, Village Voice, 3/28/90.
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