March 6, 2020

IHI Blog: Is Culture the Key to Improving Behavioral Health Care and Staff Experience in the Emergency Department?

To address this, IHI and Well Being Trust partnered on an initiative called ED & Upstream (ED & UP) to develop and test a theory of […]
March 6, 2020

Open Minds: Well Being Trust Urges Changes To U.S. Behavioral Health Policy To Improve Assessment & Access To Care

To improve behavioral health in the United States, Well Being Trust recommends that policymakers adopt a new framework with five engagement points to increase the frequency […]
March 2, 2020

Ben’s op-ed in Health Progress (Journal of the CHA): Fighting Fragmentation, Mental Health Benefits from Integrated Care

The data is going in the wrong direction. While life expectancy has been on the rise since the 1960s, its sharp decline over the last three […]
February 28, 2020

Check out the Healing the Nation Webinar

Well Being Trust recently launched our first policy action guide on mental health and addiction, Healing the Nation: Advancing Mental Health and Addiction Policy. Healing the Nation […]
February 26, 2020

The Day Editorial: Rising ‘deaths of despair’ a national crisis

And it is not just overdose deaths. Deaths of despair — the number of Americans who die from alcohol, drugs, or suicide — increased to an […]
February 11, 2020

Behavioral Healthcare Executive: ‘Agenda for Change’ Conference Brings Big-Picture Issues Back Into Focus

As the event moved from Unite and Connect to Act, a panel of field experts led by Joe Pyle, president of the Scattergood Foundation, provided some […]
February 10, 2020

Upcoming Healing the Nation Events! You’re Invited

We invite you to engage with us and Healing the Nation via the Healing the Nation website, on which you can find the full guide as […]
February 6, 2020

Ben & John Auerbach Editorial in the Hill: We’ve responded to the substance misuse crisis as if it’s only about opioids

Just a few days ago, we learned that life expectancy had risen for the first time since 2014 and saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths since […]