For nearly two years, Geremy Sledge sat alone in his Texas prison cell about 23 hours a day. He was placed in solitary confinement — called administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice — after he stabbed another inmate he says stole from him in 2015.
Solitary confinement worsens mental illness. A Texas prison program meant to help can feel just as isolating.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019