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Resource ID: #23521
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: 1/7; 1/8; 1/14; 1/15; 4/1; 6/24; 9/16; 12/9; 12/30



This series exposed problems in Georgia's state psychiatric hospitals. At least 155 patients died under suspicious circumstances related to neglect, abuse and poor medical treatment. Furthermore, patients are often discharged to places where their continued treatment is doubtful, such as homeless shelters, bus stations and street corners.

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