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 […]
February 6, 2020

Kennedy Forum Capitol Hill Event, feat. Ben: Agenda for Change: Unite. Connect. Act. (Video)

  The unrelenting opioid crisis. Skyrocketing suicide rates. Decreased life expectancy. These are stark indicators of the current state of mental health in America—the most significant […]
February 5, 2020

Scripps National’s The NOW!: Resources to pay for mental health care

The Well Being Trust Foundation found that cost is a barrier for nearly half of people who need some sort of mental health care treatment. The […]
February 5, 2020

News Release: Policymakers, Advocates, Philanthropists Present Roadmap for Change Amid U.S. Mental Health Crisis

The panel will also explore “Healing the Nation,” a new report from Well Being Trust that outlines a framework for federal policymakers and pinpoints specific recommendations to support […]
February 4, 2020

IHI Blog: 4 Keys to Improving Behavioral Health Care in the Emergency Department

Simply working harder will not address the challenges of improving behavioral health care in the emergency department (ED) — system-level changes are needed. To develop solutions, […]
February 3, 2020

Scripps Howard National News: Pushing for better mental health care

The foundation, Well Being Trust released a new report, Healing the Nation: Advancing Mental Health & Addiction Policy. It’s a roadmap for congress to improve mental […]
February 1, 2020

Communities WIN: A Community Guide for Dialogue and Action

The Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Network is a growing strategic network of organizations and communities coming together to advance intergenerational well-being for all. WIN […]
February 1, 2020

The Advisory Board: US life expectancy rises for the first time in 4 years

Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer at Well Being Trust, was encouraged by the report. “While modest, it’s really great news that the data show progress” on life […]
January 30, 2020

News Release: New Framework and Policy Action Guide, Healing the Nation, features Actionable Solutions to Improve Mental Health and Well Being

Healing the Nation Released: New Framework and Policy Report features Actionable Solutions to Improve Mental Health and Well Being Washington, DC and Oakland, Calif., January 30—Today, […]