June 19, 2020

Conversations That Matter: The deaths of despair (w/ Dr. Benjamin F. Miller, Well Being Trust)

According to Well Being Trust, the number of additional deaths attributable to COVID-19, as a result of deaths of despair, could be as high as 150,000 […]
June 19, 2020

USA Today: ‘There’s no such thing as safe’: How to lessen the risk of summer activities amid COVID-19

But there’s a cost to not socializing, too, as the psychologist Ben Miller of the nonprofit Well Being Trust reports there’s an “epidemic within the coronavirus pandemic” of […]
June 19, 2020

People Magazine: Police Brutality, Coronavirus, Unemployment: How to Mentally Cope with the Crises of 2020

Nearly half of people who are sheltering in place said that the pandemic has increased their stress or worry, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family […]
June 19, 2020

Criterion Online Edition: Catholic mental health clinicians see reasons for hope in pandemic challenges

In addition to its physical toll, the pandemic has also negatively affected the mental health of many people, according to both the Indiana State Department of […]
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, […]
June 16, 2020

Child Welfare League of America: Moving Policy Upstream

The Academy Health, in partnership with ACT for Health and with support from Well Being Trust, developed the report Advancing Teen Flourishing: Moving Policy Upstream outlining policy priorities […]
June 15, 2020

PBS/Frontline: Opioids, Bribery And Wall Street: The Inside Story Of A Disgraced Drugmaker

The U.S. is now consumed by another public health disaster. Yet the coronavirus pandemic could end up exacerbating the opioid epidemic. A report from the Well Being […]
June 15, 2020

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Parity Needed In Insurance Coverage For Depression, Anxiety As Pandemic Affects Mental Health

Ten years after the federal law was passed, Georgia received a failing grade for behavioral health parity, according to a 2018 report produced in collaboration with the Morehouse School […]
June 15, 2020

News Radio: Most American Teens are not Flourishing: New Study

This morning on the KFBK Morning News, I talked to one of the authors of the study Dr. Ben Miller, a Psychiatrist, author and leader of […]