Right now, in the United States, at least 65,000 people are in solitary confinement on any given day. But the details of what that means can vary considerably from one facility to the next. For some of the basics about solitary and what professionals say about its long-term and immediate side effects, click on the image below.



One thought on “How Solitary Confinement Haunts Me, Five Years After My Release

  1. Thank you for sharing your heartfelt stories so eloquently. I hope your exposure grows in the Houston Chronicle, where I found you. Id like to see our prison system become more about rehabilitation, and less about punishment and profit.

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