March 6, 2019

Fox News: American deaths by alcohol, drugs, suicide broke record in 2017, study finds

Deaths due to alcohol, drugs and suicide in America reached a record 151,845 in 2017, new research has shown. That number is more than double the […]
March 6, 2019

Read Tyler’s thoughts about Community Transformation: Health is wealth: why community conditions are so vital to health

“Research has shown that most of the one- to three-year grants may have benefited the population target, but as a whole, they failed to deliver enough […]
March 6, 2019

Ben Miller & John Auerbach op-ed in STAT: Deaths of despair can be prevented with a comprehensive strategy

Far too many Americans are dying from preventable causes, and each time we make progress it seems like new problems appear. Take the case of opioid […]
March 6, 2019

USA Today: U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level since record-keeping began

Psychologist Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer of the Well Being Trust, says broader efforts are needed to address the underlying causes of alcohol and drug use and suicide. […]
March 6, 2019

HealthDay: U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Substance Abuse Reach Record High

“It is important to see hope in the slowing of rates — but it’s not nearly enough,” Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer of Well Being Trust, […]
March 6, 2019

Daily Beast: U.S. Has Record Numbers Dying From Drugs, Alcohol, and Suicide

Psychologist Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer of the Well Being Trust, said, “We’re not changing direction and it’s getting worse.” Read the full article here.
March 5, 2019

Axios: Deaths by suicide, drugs and alcohol reached an all-time high last year

See the data visualization and read the full article here.
March 5, 2019

Alcohol, Drug, and Suicide Fatalities Rise to Historic Levels, The Number of Americans Dying Due to Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide is at an All-time High

Alcohol, Drug, and Suicide Fatalities Rise to Historic Levels, The Number of Americans Dying Due to Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide is at an All-time High Synthetic […]
February 28, 2019

Amy Compton-Phillips, Robin Henderson, & Arpan Waghray in Health Affairs

“As clinicians, we witness firsthand the barriers patients face when they need mental health care—barriers with deep roots in our culture and in the systems that […]