First-hand reports: testimonials convey voices that are often silenced. Prison Insider welcomes stories of resistance and provides a venue for prisoners and loved ones to express their sadness and share their joys.
North America Mental health Violence Social ties CanadaOlivia* supports a close schizophrenic friend through his life sentence. She recounts the time spent helping him and understanding his illness. She reveals the shortcomings of the penal system as well as the violence perpetrated by prison staff.