October 15, 2021

CDC Adds Mental Illnesses to List of Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 15, 2021 – Top executives from 16 of the nation’s leading mental health advocacy organizations applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]
August 10, 2021

Well Being Trust Releases a New Guide on Understanding & Improving Mental Health

As talk about mental health continues to dominate mainstream media, Well Being Trust offers individuals resources and actionable solutions for policy OAKLAND, CA –– August 12, […]
July 15, 2021

Two Executive Fellows Join Well Being Trust

Well Being Trust is pleased to welcome two executive fellows: Miriam Pearsall, MPH, and Roxana Rodriguez, MPH. Miriam and Roxana joined Well Being Trust on July […]
June 24, 2021

Well Being Trust Names Dr. Benjamin F. Miller as President

Miller will lead efforts to accelerate national movement around mental health and well-being Oakland, Calif., June 24, 2021 – Well Being Trust, an impact philanthropy focused […]
June 23, 2021

“Decentering Whiteness” is Critical to Improving Health, Well-Being, & Economic Security for All Communities, New Report Finds

Advancing Well-Being by Transcending the Barriers of Whiteness calls for narrative and policy change that centers most marginalized OAKLAND, Calif. – June 29,  2021  – Today, […]
June 21, 2021

A Mother’s Perspective: New Guide Gives Parents Information to Become More Informed about Mental Health Care Coverage

A Mother’s Perspective: New Guide Gives Parents the Insurance Info they Need to Become More Informed about Mental Health Care Coverage Carmen Bombeke shares lessons learned […]
June 17, 2021

20 Emerging Young Adult Leaders Join National Mental Health Advisory Board to Advance Advocacy Efforts, Outreach

OAKLAND, Calif. June 17, 2021 –  Only one in four young people think they can make a change in mental health in their communities, according to Mental […]
June 15, 2021

Watch Dr. Benjamin Miller’s Testimony Before U.S. Senate Committee Hearing: Mental Health Care in America

Washington, D.C. June 15, 2021 – Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, Chief Strategy Officer of Well Being Trust, joined Michelle P. Durham, M.D. and Chantay D. Jett, […]
May 18, 2021

Annual Deaths Due to Alcohol, Drugs or Suicide Exceeded 156,000

Annual Deaths Due to Alcohol, Drugs or Suicide Exceeded 156,000 According to the Most Recent Data Preliminary data shows COVID-19 crisis created higher rates of mental […]