June 16, 2020

Child Welfare League of America: Moving Policy Upstream

The Academy Health, in partnership with ACT for Health and with support from Well Being Trust, developed the report Advancing Teen Flourishing: Moving Policy Upstream outlining policy priorities […]
June 15, 2020

PBS/Frontline: Opioids, Bribery And Wall Street: The Inside Story Of A Disgraced Drugmaker

The U.S. is now consumed by another public health disaster. Yet the coronavirus pandemic could end up exacerbating the opioid epidemic. A report from the Well Being […]
June 15, 2020

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Parity Needed In Insurance Coverage For Depression, Anxiety As Pandemic Affects Mental Health

Ten years after the federal law was passed, Georgia received a failing grade for behavioral health parity, according to a 2018 report produced in collaboration with the Morehouse School […]
June 15, 2020

News Radio: Most American Teens are not Flourishing: New Study

This morning on the KFBK Morning News, I talked to one of the authors of the study Dr. Ben Miller, a Psychiatrist, author and leader of […]
June 12, 2020

Montana Free Press, Outside the boxes Health care professionals anticipate a pandemic-induced mental health crisis.

On May 30, D.C.-based news outlet The Hill reported on how ill-prepared the U.S. is to meet an impending pandemic-induced mental health crisis, noting that the national […]
June 12, 2020

Orlando Sentinel: When the world goes crazy, who you gonna call? A counselor like this one | Commentary

The mental damage will be around long after a COVID-19 vaccination is discovered. A study by the Well Being Trust estimated the pandemic could cause up to 154,000 […]
June 11, 2020

STAT Morning Rounds: New report finds low levels of teenage well-being in the U.S.

A new report on teen well-being in the U.S. finds that 60% of those ages 13-18 are not flourishing — defined as experiencing positive emotions as well as positive […]
June 11, 2020

Youth Today: REPORTS, Advancing Teen Flourishing: Moving Policy Upstream

The well-being of children is an overarching societal goal. Teens ages 13 through 18 are a significant child subgroup, comprising 25.1 million Americans, or 2 out […]
June 10, 2020

SF Chronicle: SF doctor shares notes from front line: ‘It’s really heartbreaking’

A study published this month by the Well Being Trust of Oakland estimates that in addition to the mounting deaths from COVID-19, as many as 75,000 more people […]