After getting busted for heroin, I spent a brief amount of time in solitary confinement. It changed my life forever.
New numbers provided to VICE News also show that nearly 600 inmates are currently held in solitary confinement
Adam Capay says the light in his cell is on 24 hours a day and he can no longer tell day from night.
Abhorring their shitty treatment in Canadian jails, prisoners in the 70s protested for change on August 10. I wouldn't know what that actually meant until I spent my first summer in jail.
For those predisposed to mental illness, isolation can induce anxiety, depression, distortions, paranoia, even psychosis.