Dr. Kimberly Sue is the medical director of the Harm Reduction Coalition , a national advocacy group that works to change U.S. policies and attitudes about the treatment of drug users. She's also a Harvard-trained anthropologist and a physician at the Rikers Island jail system in New York. Sue thinks it's a huge mistake to put people with drug use disorder behind bars. "Incarceration is not an effective social policy," she says. "It's not an evidence-based policy. It's not effective in...
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