January 4, 2022

U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Increased by 31 Percent in 2020; Up 56 Percent for Synthetic Opioids

(Washington, DC – January 4, 2022) According to a National Center for Health Statistics report released the last week of 2021 using official annual mortality data, […]
December 14, 2021

Gratitude and Grace: A Message from Tyler Norris, Chief Executive, Well Being Trust

Dear Friend of Well Being Trust, In this season of gratitude and grace… We pause to celebrate the abundance of our blessings – earned, unearned and […]
December 14, 2021

A Look at WBT’s Movement Building Activities

At Well Being Trust, we are celebrating our first five years of service on our mission to advance the mental, social and spiritual health of the […]
December 7, 2021

Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust Applaud the Surgeon General’s Advisory on Youth Mental Health

The challenges to our children’s mental health were many before COVID-19 and made worse by the pandemic – immediate action is needed Dec. 7, 2021 – […]
November 18, 2021

With More than Half of Americans Experiencing Emotional Distress, Comprehensive Plan for 988 Crisis Hotline Envisions Robust Continuum of Care

Washington, D.C. – November 18, 2021 – A collaborative of 15 of the nation’s leading mental health professional organizations, advocacy groups and funders today published a […]
November 12, 2021

Ilakkiya Senthilkumar and her journey to find a sense of belonging without neglecting her mental health and well-being

Ilakkiya Senthilkumar, a junior attending Henrico High School, recently spoke about her childhood growing up in India and then later moving to the United States; her […]
November 11, 2021

Save the date for upcoming events addressing the mental health crisis in the U.S.

Dec. 6-9 Well-Being and Mental Health The Well-Being and Mental Health Conference will explore the interrelationships between mental health and people’s economic, social, environmental and relational […]
November 9, 2021

First-of-Its-Kind Toolkit Offers Strategies and Tools for Strengthening Patient-Centered Addiction Care in the U.S.

The new toolkit, authored by Manatt Health Strategies in collaboration with the American Society of Addiction Medicine and Well Being Trust, provides ways for ensuring consistent […]
November 5, 2021

Mental Health Care in Flux: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Care

Article by Hoag Levins, Digital Publications, Penn LDI  The call for integrating physical and mental health care is not new, but in a half-hour keynote address […]