‘Unexpected’ deaths at Georgia mental healthcare facilities on the rise

The Reveal investigation has uncovered a rise in deaths ruled “unexpected” at Georgia facilities licensed to care for the mentally disabled. The increase comes as the state seeks to withdraw from federal oversight of its mental healthcare services after years of insufficient care. Families and advocates believe 11Alive’s findings reveal Georgia isn’t ready.
Published: 4:17 PM EDT May 29, 2019
Updated: 4:18 PM EDT May 29, 2019