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 […]
June 4, 2019

Tyler Norris quoted in: Here’s why community involvement helps you live a healthier, happier life.

“Being able to turn to those around us during times of need reduces stress and promotes well-being,” says Tyler Norris, MDiv, chief executive of Well Being Trust, […]
June 1, 2019

Tyler Norris: Turning to One Another to Reverse the Diseases and Deaths of Despair

Tyler writing for the National Civic League, Turning to One Another to Reverse the Diseases and Deaths of Despair: Former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and […]
May 31, 2019

CNN: We are at the beginning of a global mental health revolution

Opinion article by Rosalynn Carter and Bill Jallah: Input from people with mental disorders is an essential part of advocacy for health insurance parity in the […]