This 2017 report is based on interviews with individuals at three maximum-security prisons in California. Researchers found that people formerly held in indefinite solitary confinement in California’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) face continuing mental health consequences even after they are
The findings of this report suggest that single-cell and segregated housing are established risk factors for suicide in prison.
This guide has been created for everyone who works in a prison or has a part to play in promoting the health of prisoners and/or staff.
Skyrocketing inmate populations have put considerable pressure on prison mental health services
This article reviews the state of programs and research in five health-related issues important to these inmates' successful transitions to the community.
This Marshall Project report—in collaboration with NPR— and audio piece explores the consequences and potential risks of double celling people in segregation.
The findings of this report suggest that crowding in prisons may induce psychological stress which can be reflected in an increased level of illness complaints
This report explores the effect of crowding on health of incarcerated people.
This article discusses the issue of overcrowding and the role segregation plays in addressing the issue
This article discusses the relationship between supermax prisons and mental health issues
This study’s results suggest that exposure to restrictive housing while incarcerated is associated with an increased risk of death after release into the community.