Dr. Howard Wetsman
Dr. Howard Wetsman is an addiction medicine physician and psychiatrist living in New Orleans. Previously he was the chief medical officer of Townsend Treatment Center in Louisiana and a member of the board of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Today he is Co-Founder of GenEd Systems, a consortium of physicians and scientists working to create a universal healthcare system, built by educated users of the system from the ground up. He is also a member of the medical review board for Pathema GX Lab. Dr. Wetsman is the author of three books: "Questions and Answers on Addiction," "Healing Stories," and "A Beginner's Second Text of Psychotherapy." He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Why Running Away From Addiction Just Doesn’t WorkBy Dr. Howard Wetsman
Often, people with addiction usually end up addressing the consequences of their illness rather than the illness itself. Continue Reading
Addiction Is an Illness, Not a ConsequenceBy Dr. Howard Wetsman
Rather than focusing on the drug, we can examine what is fundamentally different about the person that leads to his need to use. Continue Reading