Offenders held in restrictive housing, also known as solitary confinement, during incarceration are at a higher risk of death during post-incarceration reentry into the community. In the first year of release, those who had been placed in restrictive housing had a 24% greater risk of death, compared to those who had not been placed in restrictive housing. These findings were reported in “Association Of Restrictive Housing During Incarceration With Mortality After Release” by Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Ph.D.; Josie Sivaraman, MSPH; David L. Rosen, Ph.D., M.D.; et al. The researchers analyzed data from the North Carolina Department . . .