Many Mentally Ill Inmates End Up In “The Box”

When a mentally ill young woman killed herself in 2002 in New York State’s Bedford Hills Corrections Facility, reports the New York Times, she died in a “special housing unit” known as the box. It is a small barren chamber set apart from the general population with a concrete floor, a steel door, and no
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