January 4, 2022

U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Increased by 31 Percent in 2020; Up 56 Percent for Synthetic Opioids

(Washington, DC – January 4, 2022) According to a National Center for Health Statistics report released the last week of 2021 using official annual mortality data, […]
December 7, 2021

Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust Applaud the Surgeon General’s Advisory on Youth Mental Health

The challenges to our children’s mental health were many before COVID-19 and made worse by the pandemic – immediate action is needed Dec. 7, 2021 – […]
November 18, 2021

With More than Half of Americans Experiencing Emotional Distress, Comprehensive Plan for 988 Crisis Hotline Envisions Robust Continuum of Care

Washington, D.C. – November 18, 2021 – A collaborative of 15 of the nation’s leading mental health professional organizations, advocacy groups and funders today published a […]
November 9, 2021

First-of-Its-Kind Toolkit Offers Strategies and Tools for Strengthening Patient-Centered Addiction Care in the U.S.

The new toolkit, authored by Manatt Health Strategies in collaboration with the American Society of Addiction Medicine and Well Being Trust, provides ways for ensuring consistent […]
November 4, 2021

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Urgent need to address mental health effects of climate change

November 3, 2021 With a large majority of Americans concerned about climate change and an increasing number expressing alarm and distress, it is past time to […]
October 29, 2021

Baylor and Harvard researchers partner in long-term, global study of human flourishing: Well Being Trust announces support of this initiative

Researchers at Harvard University and Baylor University launch the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the determinants of human flourishing. “The Global Flourishing Study” is […]
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 […]