Stories By Topic

Below are links to passages addressing various aspects of the bindover experience.  They come from the actual stories of boundover youth and their families, as told in their own words:

Bindover Process

Differences Between the Adult & Juvenile Systems

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Educational Background

Effects of Incarceration on Family

Expected Obstacles After Release

Experiences in the Adult System

Experiences with Jail & Prison Staff

Facility Conditions

First Days in the Adult System

Hopes & Dreams

Inmate Violence

Lessons Learned & Personality Changes During Incarceration

Mental Health Issues

Pre-Incarceration Home Life

Recommendations for Change


School & Other Programming in Facilities

Seclusion & Solitary Confinement