Ben Denslow

Jake's Law, Jake Machovsky
Sep 1, 2022

Youth access to mental health care improved under Jake’s Law, but persistent barriers hamper its reach

In March 2020, Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law a sweeping set of measures designed to help curb rising rates of suicide and expand access to mental health treatment for Arizona residents with and without insurance.

Jake's Law, Jake Machovsky
Mar 3, 2020

Ducey signs bill aimed to prevent teen suicide

Insurance companies in Arizona will soon have to cover mental health care the same way they cover other medical care.