The Health Risks and Costs of Solitary Confinement: Advancing evidence for policy reform
Location(s): United States
This project will be the first to:
(1) conduct a comprehensive analysis of relevant medical literature to extrapolate the health-related risks of solitary confinement;
(2) estimate its health-related economic consequences; and
(3) convene a national interdisciplinary meeting of researchers, policy makers, criminal justice professionals, advocates, and other thought leaders to set the agenda for achieving evidence-based reform of solitary confinement policy and practice in the U.S.