March 29, 2020

Policy Letter Regarding Covid-19

We get it. You’re uncertain, scared, anxious and exhausted. You are not alone. We, regardless of age, gender, race or ethnicity, are all in this together. […]
March 28, 2020

AHA’s Advancing Health Podcast: Using Telehealth to Address Behavioral Issues

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming […]
March 26, 2020

Feature Story News: COVID-19 and mental health

Governments around the globe are asking people to put their lives on pause and stay at home to slow the spread of coronavirus. But as CGTN’s […]
March 20, 2020

Cross-Sector Group of Eighty-eight Organizations Calls on Congress to Address Americans’ Mental Health and Substance Misuse Treatment Needs as Part of COVID-19 Response

A cross-sector group of 88 organizations from the mental health and substance misuse, public health and patient-advocacy sectors are jointly calling on the Trump Administration and […]
March 20, 2020

New York Times: Young Adults Come to Grips With Coronavirus Health Risks

But staying home and practicing social distancing may take a greater toll on young adults as they face additional mental health challenges, especially if they live […]
March 20, 2020

USA Today: ‘Isolation is a big trigger’: Feelings of suicide are amplified amid a pandemic

Research shows unemployment is a risk factor for suicide. Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer for Well Being Trust, a national foundation committed to advancing mental health issues, said […]
March 20, 2020

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin people with compromised immune systems are at greater risk from coronavirus. What can be done to help.

Coronavirus is exacerbating the challenges people with chronic and other health conditions already face in accessing health care, healthy food, safe housing and transportation, said psychologist Ben […]
March 19, 2020

Colorado Public Radio: Colorado Coronavirus Updates For March 24: Closures, Testing, Cases And More

“I have an extreme aversion to the term,” said Dr. Ben Miller, a Denver psychologist and the chief strategy officer for the Well Being Trust. “Because […]