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 […]
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 […]