June 13, 2019

New Data Brief: Millennial Generation Deaths Due to Drug Misuse up 400 percent since 1999; Deaths from Drugs and Suicide at All-time Highs

Millennial Generation Deaths Due to Drug Misuse up 400 percent since 1999; Deaths from Drugs and Suicide at All-time Highs New report provides solutions for stopping […]
June 13, 2019

USA Today: ‘Deaths of despair’ from drugs, alcohol and suicide hit young adults hardest

Young adults were more likely than any other age group to die from drugs, alcohol and suicide over the past decade, underscoring the despair Millennials face and the […]
June 13, 2019

Kaiser Health News: As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Soar Among Millennials, Experts Call For Targeted Programs To Address Their Unique Needs

Experts say millennials are dealing with “burdensome levels of education debt,” the cost of housing and the challenge of building careers during the “great recession” and […]
June 13, 2019

Ben Miller & John Auerbach on the Pain in the Nation Podcast

Listen to Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, and John Auerbach of Trust for America’s Health talk the latest Pain in the Nation report–this one focused on Millennials, […]
June 12, 2019

US News World Report/HealthDay: Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — So-called “deaths of despair” are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, […]
June 12, 2019

Washington Examiner Daily on Healthcare: ‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ INCREASE AMONG MILLENNIALS

‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ INCREASE AMONG MILLENNIALS: Well Being Trust and Trust for America’s Health found that drug-related deaths of 18 to 34-year-olds increased by 400% from 1999 to […]
June 12, 2019

Business Insider: ‘Deaths of despair’ are taking more lives of millennial Americans than any other generation

“Deaths of despair” are increasing among young Americans. These deaths — related to drugs, alcohol, or suicide — claimed the lives of 36,000 American millennials in […]
June 11, 2019

Yahoo! News/TIME Magazine: More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb

There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health […]
June 10, 2019

Ben & Andy Slavitt op-ed in The Hill: Improving access to mental health services is key to reversing US life expectancy decline

“This past month was Mental Health Awareness month, yet just having one month to address an issue that impacts us all is not sufficient while our […]