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An estimated 85% of people in isolation are sent for non-violent disciplinary reasons, such as talking back to a guard. [4]

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Between one-third and one-half of people in solitary confinement suffer from severe mental illness, which is often exacerbated by isolation. [5]

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Most states report that over 10% of youth in correctional facilities are held in solitary confinement, sometimes for months or years. [6]