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Monday September 22, 2014
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Georgia Gunning, left, and Judith Dorsey, licensed social workers who until recently worked at Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta (Gunning is on paid administrative leave, and Dorsey was fired by the facility), spoke out about the deficiencies at the center, describing a dysfunctional work environment that allowed patient abuse to become commonplace. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

At state-run Riverview, danger and dysfunction pervasive

A Telegram investigation of the Augusta facility unearths troubling evidence of a culture of abuse and a staff ill-equipped to cope with the mentally ill.

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