Maia Szalavitz

Maia Szalavitz is a freelance writer on neuroscience and addictions whose articles have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, New York Magazine, and Newsweek. Her most recent book is Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids (Riverhead Books, 2005). She can be reached at maiasz@gmail.com.