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Life Inside June 10
Jy’Aire Smith-Pennick suffered multiple traumas before age 18. He masked his pain with Percocet, weed and drug-selling. Now, at a Pennsylvania prison with the right programs, he’s finally starting to heal.
Death Sentences February 4
Raymond Riles has been on death row longer than anyone in America. He’s one of many who have languished there for decades with severe mental illnesses.
Feature November 8, 2020
A new lawsuit claims Black Americans with mental illness are being forced into traumatic emergency room stays.
Life Inside September 10, 2020
My brother committed suicide because he felt totally alone. As a volunteer social worker at a jail, I can let even the most judged people know that someone cares.
Feature July 24, 2020
Riding along with the civilian “crisis responders” of Olympia, Washington.
News July 13, 2020
Mental-health problems, short staffing plague a Texas lockup in COVID lockdown.
Coronavirus May 15, 2020
While their mental health deteriorates, some are stuck in jail as hospitals are decreasing admissions to prevent the spread of infections.
News February 28, 2020
Officials have also pledged to install video cameras and microphones throughout the Catskills facility where the death occurred.
Life Inside February 27, 2020
Where prison guards’ favorite tactic is messing with your head.
Life Inside February 13, 2020
“We took off his wrist restraints and gave him pen and paper. He drew up a storm.”