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Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It

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110 The Embarcadero

San Francisco, CA 94105

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Terry Allen Kupers, M.D., Psychiatrist and Professor Emeritus, the Wright Institute Graduate School of Psychology; Author, Solitary (Forthcoming)

In the U.S., there are approximately 100,000 inmates held in supermax prisons and isolation units, confined in 8 feet by 10 feet windowless holes for 23–24 hours a day. Terry Allen Kupers, one of the world's leading experts on the effects of solitary confinement, takes us inside the minds of some of the thousands of inmates in these cells. He provides constructive rehabilitation alternatives for solitary confinement.

Kupers is an award-winning psychiatrist and a professor emeritus. As one of the nation's foremost experts on the mental health effects of solitary confinement, he has testified in over two dozen action lawsuits about jail and prison conditions.

Location: 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Time: 4:45 p.m. networking reception, 5:15 p.m. program
MLF: Psychology
Program organizer: Patrick O'Reilly, Ph.D.

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