Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, is Adjunct Professor at the Columbia School of Public Health; Chief Medical Officer for the NYS Office of Mental Health, the nation’s largest state mental health agency; and Contributing Writer for Psychology Today, the NY Journal of Books & the NY Daily News, among other publications.

He was Medical Editor for Mental Health for the HuffPost, where over 250 of his posts were published.

He has served as Mental Health commissioner for NYC; Medical Director/EVP for McLean Hospital, a Harvard teaching facility; and as Director of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association. He has written hundreds of articles on mental health, the addictions and book, film, TV and theatre reviews, and has published a dozen books.

His most recent book is The Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs

(Scribner, 2018).


Learning Points:

  • Are there valid reasons for using opioids?

  • How did we get to this crisis point?

  • Who is most impacted?

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