Maiz Szalavitz is the author of the New York Times bestseller Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction.
Unbroken Brain was released in paperback on May 9, 2017.
Below are articles by, and interviews with, Maia Szalavitz, from the current year.
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Walmart’s Dumb New Opioid Policy Could Cost Lives, Vice, 5/8/18
The White House Is Hosting a Tasteless Opioid Crisis Memorial, Vice, interview, 4/4/18
New Opioid Memorial Demeans People Who Died From Painkiller Overdoses, Vice/Tonic, 3/29/18
Why it’s not ‘enabling’ to make drug use safer, The Washington Post, 3/13/18
Understanding addiction: Why your brain gets hooked on gambling, Big Think, interview, 3/10/18
Why we’re psychologically hardwired to blame the victim, The Guardian, 2/27/18
Rhode Island Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half, Tonic/Vice, 2/14/18
Women Are Leading the Fight Against the War on Drugs, Vice, 2/5/18
What’s behind rich people pretending to be self-made?, The Guardian, 1/29/18
What Can I Do to Help People With Opioid Addiction?, interview, NHPR, 1/25/18
The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction, The New York Times, 1/17/18
Episode 119, HOME Podcast, interview, 1/16/18
Forced Rehab Isn’t the Solution, Tonic/Vice, 1/9/18
Last updated 5/11/18