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Austin (Texas) American-Statesman

Report: State facility for people with disabilities lacks psychiatrists, trained therapists

Nine months after Texas and the U.S. Department of Justice entered into a settlement to improve health care and more quickly investigate reports of abuse and neglect at state institutions for people with mental disabilities, the facility in Corpus Christi doesn’t have staff psychiatrists, has therapists who are ill-equipped to work with people with complex needs and doesn’t have a clear zero-tolerance policy for abuse and neglect.