May 8, 2020

Bloomberg News: The Next Covid Crisis Could Be a Wave of Suicides

Miller’s paper this week proposes long-term solutions like helping unemployed people find meaningful work or training the armies of contact tracers who will be sent out into […]
May 8, 2020

CNN: Covid-19 could kill an extra 75,000 Americans through “deaths of despair”

“Unless we get comprehensive federal, state, and local resources behind improving access to high-quality mental health treatments and community supports, I worry we’re likely to see […]
May 8, 2020

STAT News, Morning Rounds: Covid-19 could result in as many as 75,000 ‘deaths of despair’

The negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic could result in as many as 75,000 “deaths of despair,” or those from suicide or alcohol and other substance abuse, […]
May 8, 2020

The Hill: Up to 75,000 people could die from ‘deaths of despair’ related to coronavirus

A new report authored by the Well Being Trust, a national mental health organization, released a paper suggesting that over the coming decade, up to 75,000 additional people […]
May 8, 2020

Reuters: Pandemic inflicts historic U.S. job losses, as states struggle to reopen

As many as 75,000 Americans could die due to alcohol or drug misuse and suicide triggered by the pandemic, according to a report by the Well […]
May 8, 2020

CBS News: Coronavirus pandemic may lead to 75,000 “deaths of despair” from suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, study says

“Deaths of despair are tied to multiple factors, like unemployment, fear and dread, and isolation. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were already an unprecedented number of deaths […]
May 8, 2020

Los Angeles Times: ‘Every parent’s nightmare.’ New York probing child’s COVID-19 death as states reopen

Researchers warned that the pandemic could lead to an additional 75,000 “deaths of despair” related to drugs, alcohol and suicide unless lawmakers move quickly to boost […]
May 8, 2020

NEWSWEEK: RESEARCHERS WARN OF ‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ AS HARDSHIP AND GRIEF IN COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS CREATE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

The study, conducted by Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center and which was not peer-reviewed, found that as many as 75,000 additional people could […]
May 8, 2020

HealthDay: COVID-19 Pandemic May Lead to 75,000 ‘Deaths of Despair’

“Deaths of despair are tied to multiple factors, like unemployment, fear and dread, and isolation. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were already an unprecedented number […]