Washington’s Gutless Approach to Our Addiction Crisis

January 8, 2018

The Portuguese government implemented this model of decriminalization in 2001: if someone is arrested with a small quantity of any illegal drug, they are not placed in handcuffs or sent to jail. Instead, that person receives a summons to appear… Read more

We need to rethink how we classify mental illness

October 30, 2017

How do we decide what emotions, thoughts and behaviours are normal, abnormal or pathological? This is essentially what a select group of psychiatrists decide each time they revise the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), a bible for… Read more