June 1, 2020

HealthDay/AHA News: Buscando formas de protegerse en contra del TEPT por la pandemia

En los Estados Unidos los centros de crisis ya informan que se ven saturados con llamadas. El Well Being Trust, fundación enfocada en problemas de salud […]
June 1, 2020

MedicalXpress/AHA News: Looking for ways to protect against pandemic PTSD

U.S. crisis centers already report being flooded with calls. The Well Being Trust, a foundation that focuses on mental health issues, predicts the pandemic could cause […]
June 1, 2020

The Rural Blog: Pandemic stress could prompt spike in rural mental health problems and suicides; see county-level estimates

Mental health issues and deaths of despair, or those caused by depression-related suicide or substance abuse, have been increasing over the past decade, but stress from […]
June 1, 2020

Fox News: COVID-19 ‘deaths of despair’ could reach 150,000, new study suggests

“More Americans could lose their lives to deaths of despair, deaths due to drug, alcohol, and suicide, if we do not do something immediately,” the executive […]
May 31, 2020

Mindful Philanthropy launches to expand informed giving to mental health, addiction, and community well-being initiatives

“Mindful Philanthropy will play a vital role in bringing significant new resources to improving mental health and well-being in our nation. Well Being Trust is committed […]
May 31, 2020

STAT News: Don’t use ‘deaths of despair’ as rationale for reopening the country too soon

Projections about future increases are also misleading. Earlier this month, a report by the Well Being Trust projected that these categories of deaths would likely skyrocket during the […]
May 31, 2020

Business Insider: How millennials are dealing with the anxieties of isolation and the uncertainties of life after quarantine

More millennials are also dying “deaths of despair,” or deaths related to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, Jamie Ducharme reported for Time in June 2019, citing a report by […]
May 30, 2020

Newsweek Magazine: The Mental Health Toll from the Coronavirus Could Rival that of the Disease Itself

The most ominous warnings are emerging from a report on “projected deaths of despair” from COVID-19 by the Robert Graham Center, a think tank associated with […]