May 18, 2020

Ben & Carol Graham in RealClear Politics: Protecting Our Economy and Health in a Pandemic

COVID-19 has caused a perfect storm for the global economy, for our societies, and for our health. At the time of this writing, its true impact […]
May 18, 2020

Delaware Daily Times Editorial: Mental health a major issue during pandemic

A report from the Well Being Trust said the pandemic could lead to 75,000 additional “deaths of despair” from drug and alcohol misuse and suicide due […]
May 18, 2020

Tribune-Democrat: Crisis hotlines see increase in calls during pandemic

With the country two months into the crisis, quantifying the number of resulting suicides is difficult. Well Being Trust, a national public health group, warned that […]
May 15, 2020

Tyler’s Presentation on Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery in Mental Health at the of Change Summit 2020

Watch Tyler Norris, MDiv, Chief Executive Officer at Well Being Trust, introduce us to how we can create an ecosystem for prevention, treatment, and recovery in […]
May 15, 2020

People Magazine: Coronavirus Has Been Devastating to Americans’ Mental Health — Here’s What to Do

So far, COVID-19 has significantly increased the mental health struggles of Americans. Nearly half of people who are sheltering in place said that the pandemic has […]
May 15, 2020

CNN: Senate passes bill to designate three-digit number for national suicide hotline

The national public health group Well Being Trust recently warned that as many as 75,000 Americans could die because of drug or alcohol misuse and suicide as a […]
May 15, 2020

NPR: ‘Some Of The Greatest Causes Of Misery’: U.N. Warns Of Pandemic’s Mental Health Costs

Addictive behaviors may lead to a rise in what mental health specialists often call “deaths of despair,” or deaths traced to suicide and the misuse of […]
May 15, 2020

Roll Call: Suicide prevention hotline bill inches closer to Trump’s desk

A recently released report by Well Being Trust, a foundation focused on mental health, said there was a growing epidemic of “deaths of despair” during the coronavirus pandemic […]
May 14, 2020

Ben, Kavita Patel & Norm Ornstein in the Atlantic: The Coming Mental-Health Crisis

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, America’s infrastructure for mental-health and addiction services was fragmented, overburdened, and underfunded. The coronavirus has put far more stress on that […]