How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health In Prison

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There’s nothing to be compared to being able to wake up in the morning, open your windows to gaze at the beauty of the morning sun, go out for a quick walk, come back to take your bath, shower and get started for the day. Sadly you don’t get to enjoy privileges as little as […]

How To Calculate Jail Time | Is One Day In Prison Counted As Two? | Prison Myths

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In my years of practice as a legal practitioner, I’ve never heard anything as absurd as the assumption above. If you didn’t know much law, you might have probably been among the bandwagon of people who are spreading this belief. You might want to excuse yourself by saying, oh! I never knew this assumption was […]

How Does Inmate Transfers Work?

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Transferring inmates from one prison to another isn’t as simple as you may think. Inmates are not just placed in any prison facility to serve their sentence, there are due processes that must be followed before an inmate is housed in a prison. This process is known as “Receiving & Orientation” or “Classification” which is […]

Getting A Degree While Incarcerated In Jail

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I have seen inmates learn various vocations and skills while serving their sentence in prison, but I didn’t think they can also get free education while locked up! Perhaps, you thought so too. However, over the years my perception about this has changed, as I have come across people who believe that inmates can actually […]

Prison Survival Rules – The Eight Prison Commandments

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On December 20, 1999, I was sentenced to ten years behind bars in the state of Ohio for illegal possession of a harmful drug substance. HOW TO SURVIVE IN PRISON: 8 ETIQUETTE RULES If you’re currently facing a jail term, or you know someone (a family member or friend) who’s in the same predicament and […]

How To Survive Solitary Confinement While In Prison

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Being incarcerated in a prison is horrible, but what’s much worse is being in solitary confinement, one which is commonly referred to as prison inside of prison, a place where you are completely shut out of the world and locked up for about 23 hours in a day with the remaining one hour for taking […]

Prison Slang – Prison Vocabulary And Languages You Need To Know

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If you’re currently serving time in prison, there are slangs you will eventually get used to because they’re the  common means of communication between inmates. A ABORIGINE: (n) This word originally refers to a person, plant, or animal that has been in a country for a long time, however, in prison it is sometimes a […]

Ultimate Guide To Survive In Prison As An Inmate

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When you’re incarcerated for the first time, it is very difficult to come to terms that you’re no longer free to eat when you like, go out for a walk, go on a date and all that. Instead, you’re filled with the sadness of being locked up in a cell for a very long time. […]