Dr. Howard Wetsman

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Dr. Howard Wetsman is an addiction medicine physician and psychiatrist living in New Orleans. He is the chief medical officer of Townsend Treatment Center in Louisiana and is a member of the board of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Often, people with addiction usually end up addressing the consequences of their illness rather than the illness itself. Continue Reading

woman crying because of addiction

Addiction Is an Illness, Not a Consequence

By 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