Human Rights Watch Publishes “Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in the United States”

12 Oct Human Rights Watch Publishes “Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in the United States”

US: Teens in Solitary Confinement  Youths Suffer Serious Harm From Weeks, Months in ‘Lock-Down’

Published on Oct 10, 2012

Youths Suffer Serious Harm From Weeks, Months in ‘Lock-Down’
http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/10/10/us…

Young people are held in solitary confinement in jails and prisons across the United States, often for weeks or months at a time. The isolation of solitary confinement causes anguish, provokes serious mental and physical health problems, and works against rehabilitation for teenagers.

Download and read the entire 147-page report here: Human Rights Watch REPORT GROWING UP LOCKED DOWN