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Warren Ferguson
February 07, 2017

AS A PHYSICIAN, who treats and supports individuals battling substance abuse, I try to be available when the call for help comes, especially from those involved with the criminal justice system.

July 14, 2016
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How long does it take for a paradigm shift to become policy? For the United States, it took 102 years to change our ideas around substance abuse and pass the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act (CARA).

February 11, 2016

Nearly three years ago, I wrote a TMM about Jorge.  This is the beginning of that piece:

Warren Ferguson
March 18, 2015

One in 29 adults in the United States experience incarceration in their lifetime; men, minorities and poor populations are overrepresented in the justice system, especially black men, with one in three men expected to be incarcerated in their lifetimes.

WF
January 14, 2015

Among all of the terrific presentations, posters and discussions that I had the pleasure to attend in Chicago on March 21 and 22, I just can’t stop thinking about my experiences of Friday morning.

January 01, 2015

Recently, I analyzed a series of 60 cases (2009-2012) from 22 states that I have been asked to review. Thirty-eight of these resulted in death and 14 resulted in serious disability. Only eight had no discernable serious harm. Here are some remarkable findings.