A lawsuit filed recently in Atlanta said a young transgender woman suffering from depressing and suicidal thoughts endured a harrowing two days at a Norcross psychiatric center, where she was denied prescription medication, strip-searched by male attendants and insulted by staff and fellow patients.

Buckley Beal partner Anita Bala said her client had not resisted when her psychiatrist had her involuntarily admitted to Lakeview Behavioral Health Hospital for a 72-hour psychiatric observation. 

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