July 2, 2020

IHI & WBT Virtual Learning Hour Special Series

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecented mental health and well-being concerns for caregivers on the frontlines. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is delighted to […]
June 17, 2020

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement Blog: Preparing for COVID-19’s Impact on the Mental Health of the Health Care Workforce

Both Lurie — who is now a consultant to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations — and Tyler Norris, MDiv, Chief Executive of Well Being Trust, […]
May 19, 2020

Psychology Today: Planning and Preparation for Increased Campus Suicides Should Begin Now

In the wake of COVID-19, the Well-Being Trust forecasts that the effects of the pandemic may translate to an additional 75,000 deaths from alcohol and drug misuse and suicide. As suicide […]
May 12, 2020

STAT News: Covid-19 has streamlined addiction medicine. Will the changes stick?

At first, as Covid-19 spread across the United States, addiction doctors and policy experts feared the worst. Between the stress, isolation, and financial hardship the pandemic […]
May 12, 2020

Telepsychiatry bridges gaps in access to mental health care: How Providence St. Joseph Health and Well Being Trust are bringing care to communities

Telepsychiatry bridges gaps in access to mental health care How Providence St. Joseph Health and Well Being Trust are bringing care to communities Three years ago, […]
May 11, 2020

Psychology Today: The Privilege of “Positive Vibes Only” in a Pandemic

The authors state, “besides mood-related and emotional outbursts, especially panic, fear, avoidance and fear in meeting other people, fear of death (Thanatophobia), fear of getting isolated, stigmatization, fear of even not […]
May 8, 2020

National Journal: Addiction services face closures, cutbacks amid COVID-19 outbreak

“Investment in mental health through this Congress, especially in the time of COVID, has been almost an afterthought,” said Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer for Well […]
May 8, 2020

NEWSWEEK: RESEARCHERS WARN OF ‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ AS HARDSHIP AND GRIEF IN COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS CREATE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

The study, conducted by Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center and which was not peer-reviewed, found that as many as 75,000 additional people could […]