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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on. Locked inside, alone, for months, Jan Green — a 52-year-old computer technician with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — rocked on a bench for hours, confiding in an imaginary companion. "I would talk and hold conversations just in my little crazy world, I guess you would say, just to keep me company," Green says. [read the full story here]

Associated Press, Thursday, January 1, 1970
Tags: Health & Medical Issues, Federal

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