March 22, 2019

Fox News: Fentanyl overdose deaths soared after 2013, new federal data shows

The latest report comes on the heels of an analysis by two public health nonprofits, Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust, that showed […]
March 15, 2019

Ben Miller & Kristin Wikelius Op-ed: A Vision for Getting Mental Health Care Right

There’s a lot that state policymakers could do to move us toward treating it the same as physical health. Deaths from suicides in the United States […]
March 8, 2019

The Washington Post’s Health 202: Republicans use opioid hearing to defend Trump’s border emergency

OOF: The number of deaths related to alcohol, drugs and suicide reached its highest point on record in 2017, according to new analysis. Two public health nonprofits, Trust […]
March 7, 2019

New York Times: Deaths From Drugs and Suicide Reach a Record in the U.S.

Dr. Miller said: “It’s hard not to be discouraged. But I’m on the road a lot and what brings me hope is the innovation that’s coming […]
March 6, 2019

Fox News: American deaths by alcohol, drugs, suicide broke record in 2017, study finds

Deaths due to alcohol, drugs and suicide in America reached a record 151,845 in 2017, new research has shown. That number is more than double the […]
March 6, 2019

Read Tyler’s thoughts about Community Transformation: Health is wealth: why community conditions are so vital to health

“Research has shown that most of the one- to three-year grants may have benefited the population target, but as a whole, they failed to deliver enough […]
March 6, 2019

Ben Miller & John Auerbach op-ed in STAT: Deaths of despair can be prevented with a comprehensive strategy

Far too many Americans are dying from preventable causes, and each time we make progress it seems like new problems appear. Take the case of opioid […]
March 6, 2019

USA Today: U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level since record-keeping began

Psychologist Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer of the Well Being Trust, says broader efforts are needed to address the underlying causes of alcohol and drug use and suicide. […]