VIDEO: Governor Ducey discusses mental health initiatives, gives COVID-19 update

Doug Ducey and Cara Christ, 8-31-20
Posted at 9:50 AM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-11 00:26:17-04

CHANDLER, AZ — Governor Doug Ducey addressed a number of issues during a press conference on Thursday afternoon at Hamilton High School in Chandler.

The governor's office was joined by a number of health and education leaders, veterans advocates and state lawmakers to bring awareness to suicide and mental health during Suicide Prevention Awareness Week.

Watch the full press conference below:

Governor Ducey hold news conference to discuss mental health awareness

Governor Doug Ducey is visiting Hamilton High School in Chandler to discuss mental health, suicide awareness and different ways to get help in Arizona.

Posted by ABC15 Arizona on Thursday, September 10, 2020

They discussed new efforts being made to increase mental and behavioral health support to students in schools and online.