mentally ill in prison

2021-02-15T12:29:03-05:00Juveniles in Prison|

What Really Happens in Juvenile Detention

At the ripe young age of eleven, in the fifth grade of elementary school, I was arrested and transferred to Mount Sinai psych ward for assaulting my math teacher, Mr. Friedman.  A counselor named Ms. Brown convinced the cops that I should be taken to a hospital instead of a jail cell.
2020-03-05T08:09:26-05:00Lifers & Solitary|

Solitary Is Torture!

After spending over five years in solitary confinement, I have finally come to realize that solitary confinement is known torture -- and the prisoners aren’t the only ones who know this. There have been extensive studies that have shown that lengthy [...]