All in Addiction
Ten years after asking why “Why?” is important, Dr Wetsman muses on why nothing has changed in addiction treatment.
Dr Wetsman recounts a time when he needed help untangling his glasses and compares it to what people with addiction need.
Dr Wetsman recounts an interview he heard examining what great investors and great sports figures have in common. What can addiction treatment or healthcare professionals learn from this?
Dr Wetsman describes the universal law of striving to remind us to stay in this moment when trying to solve any problem.
Dr Wetsman recounts the description of the survivors of the Bataan Death March in Toland's The Rising Sun and applies the lessons of survival to our understanding of the disease of addiction today
Dr Wetsman discusses romanticism in popular thought about addiction and how it may be preventing us from finding a solution
Dr Wetsman describes how addiction treatment has moved over time from seeing addiction as primary to seeing it as secondary to other mental illnesses which has complicated and lessened the efficacy of addiction treatment.
Dr Wetsman discusses how most seemingly complex problems have very simple causes. The solutions might not be simple, but we'll never get there if we have inaccurate ideas about the cause.
Dr Wetsman takes a look at spurts of innovation and wonders why we aren't using everything we know to end addiction as a problem in American life today.