‘No One to Talk You Down’
Inside federal prisons’ dangerous failure to treat inmates with mental-health disorders.
When Trying to Help Gets You Fired
For some cops, offering a hand could mean losing your job.
Sent to a Hospital, But Locked in Prison
Despite years of criticism, New Hampshire has no place but prison for the dangerously mentally ill.
Another Hurdle for Former Inmates: Their Teeth
For many recently-released prisoners, severe dental issues are just one more barrier to restarting their lives.
Rikers Doesn't Put Teens in Solitary. Other New York Jails Do.
Even after the high-profile death of Kalief Browder, jails in the rest of the state routinely isolate juveniles.
A Drug Company Says This Shot Will Keep You Out of Prison
Johnson & Johnson uses the prospect of jail time to market a schizophrenia drug.
New York Cancels Private Prison Care Package Program
An uproar over cost, selection — and coloring books.
The Latest Big Win for Prison Privatization
It just got a lot harder to send a care package to New York prisoners.
The Big Business of Prisoner Care Packages
Inside the booming market for food in pouches, clear electronics, pocketless clothing, and other corrections-approved goods.
When a Mental Health Emergency Lands You in Jail
Colorado just outlawed jail for people in a psychiatric crisis, but plenty of states still do it.
Seventeen Days on a Locked Ward
"I am on round-the-clock suicide watch, so I lounge across from the front desk, the perfect location for me to be supervised at all times"