Overprescribing is not the problem behind the opioid crisis

We need to understand more precisely who is at risk for abusing these drugs and how they get access to them. (iStock/Mitchell Wessels)We need to understand more precisely who is at risk for abusing these drugs and how they get access to them. (iStock/Mitchell Wessels)
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Our June 13  guest is Sally Satel, a psychiatrist who practices in a methadone clinic and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. We discuss her recent article, “Prescriptions are not to blame for today’s opioid crisis

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