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 […]
June 12, 2020

Montana Free Press, Outside the boxes Health care professionals anticipate a pandemic-induced mental health crisis.

On May 30, D.C.-based news outlet The Hill reported on how ill-prepared the U.S. is to meet an impending pandemic-induced mental health crisis, noting that the national […]
June 12, 2020

Orlando Sentinel: When the world goes crazy, who you gonna call? A counselor like this one | Commentary

The mental damage will be around long after a COVID-19 vaccination is discovered. A study by the Well Being Trust estimated the pandemic could cause up to 154,000 […]
June 11, 2020

STAT Morning Rounds: New report finds low levels of teenage well-being in the U.S.

A new report on teen well-being in the U.S. finds that 60% of those ages 13-18 are not flourishing — defined as experiencing positive emotions as well as positive […]
June 11, 2020

Youth Today: REPORTS, Advancing Teen Flourishing: Moving Policy Upstream

The well-being of children is an overarching societal goal. Teens ages 13 through 18 are a significant child subgroup, comprising 25.1 million Americans, or 2 out […]
June 10, 2020

SF Chronicle: SF doctor shares notes from front line: ‘It’s really heartbreaking’

A study published this month by the Well Being Trust of Oakland estimates that in addition to the mounting deaths from COVID-19, as many as 75,000 more people […]
June 10, 2020

Post & Courier Commentary: Public stress increases need to focus on gun safety, awareness

Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine warn that the pandemic could lead to 75,000 more “deaths of despair” […]
June 10, 2020

The Hill: Substance use up amid pandemic: survey

A recent analysis from the Well Being Trust estimated that 75,000 more people will die from drug or alcohol misuse and suicide if the U.S. Does […]