July 13, 2020

Healing the Nation Webinar Series–You’re INVITED!

Earlier this year, WBT launched Healing the Nation, a comprehensive national policy framework for mental health and addiction. The issues we highlighted in the publication have only grown […]
July 10, 2020

TODAY Show!: ‘Be selfish with your mental health’: Teens advocate for self-care and more support

“What we’ve been witnessing for the last several years, probably the last decade, has been an increase in stress, anxiety, concern … in our youth,” Benjamin […]
July 9, 2020

Christian Science Monitor: Recovery is about reclaiming a life. Many have proved that treating an addiction is a pandemic possibility

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates nearly 58 million Americans were already living with a mental or substance use disorder, or both. Well Being […]
July 8, 2020

Health Affairs: Funders Support Mental Health Care: COVID-19 And Before

The Bipartisan Policy Center has launched a Behavioral Health Integration Task Force, according to an April 2020 press release. Funded by Well Being Trust, the Sunflower Foundation: Health Care […]
July 7, 2020

Fortune Magazine: A guide for companies that want to fight the stigma around opioid addiction

Public health officials fear the pandemic could spark a wave of new addictions due to increased drug and alcohol use linked to historic unemployment, as well […]
July 3, 2020

Tyler, Kate Kraft & Wendy Landman: Walking Promotes Mental Health – How to Encourage More Ambling, Strolling, Striding and Hiking in All Communities

When you go for a walk, you’re not just moving your body from place to place. Something’s happening to your brain, too. Your mind clears. As […]
July 3, 2020

Philanthropy News Daily (Ben & Denise Dougherty Op-ed): It’s time to prioritize teen mental health and well-being

Of the 25.1 million teens in the United States between the ages of 13 and 18, 60 percent report languishing or only feeling moderately mentally well. […]
July 2, 2020

IHI & WBT Virtual Learning Hour Special Series

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecented mental health and well-being concerns for caregivers on the frontlines. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is delighted to […]
June 30, 2020

CitiesSpeak: COVID Exacerbates Loss of Hope, Solution in Leading Causes of Life

Mental health, substance use, stress and deaths of despair are all on the rise in cities throughout the country. As COVID-19 and the racism pandemics have interrupted life […]