Medical Incarceration Stories

Medical Incarceration is involuntary or non-consensual detainment including, but not limited to:

  • Psychiatric hospitalization
  • “Assisted living facilities” and nursing homes
  • Group homes/residential facilities and conservatorships/guardianships
  • Use of solitary confinement within jails/prisons “for the inmate’s own safety” related to mental and/or physical health
  • Use of solitary as “protection” for LGBTQIA2S community members 
  • Death penalty sentences for those who are disabled by mental illness and/or intellectual disability 


If you are needing support against medical incarceration, fill out this form here.