Ron and Casey DeSantis to Host Mental Health Discussion

Jordan Kirkland - March 28th, 2019

Later today, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis will hold a "listening session" on mental health issues. The discussion will take place at 3 p.m. at the governor's mansion.

Changes to behavioral health have been a focal point of the DeSantis administration. In January, mental health experts and medical professionals -- members of DeSantis' transition team -- discussed various ways to combat ongoing issues in the Sunshine State.

The high-profile problems plaguing the state involve a lingering opioid crisis, and mental health among adolescents involved in last year's  Parkland shooting.

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