May 21, 2020

Annual Deaths Due to Alcohol, Drugs or Suicide Exceeded 150,000 According to the Most Recent Data —And Could Get Worse Due to COVID-19

CONTACT: Albert Lang, ALang@wellbeingtrust.org / 301 512-8379 Annual Deaths Due to Alcohol, Drugs or Suicide Exceeded 150,000 According to the Most Recent Data —And Could Get […]
May 19, 2020

Financing solutions to improve health for all: A Q&A with Jake Segal of Social Finance

Financing solutions to improve health for all A Q&A with Jake Segal of Social Finance about the role of his organization’s ‘pay for success’ model in […]
May 19, 2020

Prioritizing Health and Well Being While Kids Are Learning at Home

Prioritizing Health and Well Being While Kids Are Learning at Home Navigating a “new normal” for children, caregivers and teachers alike Eating healthy, staying physically active, […]
May 19, 2020

Psychology Today: Planning and Preparation for Increased Campus Suicides Should Begin Now

In the wake of COVID-19, the Well-Being Trust forecasts that the effects of the pandemic may translate to an additional 75,000 deaths from alcohol and drug misuse and suicide. As suicide […]
May 19, 2020

Opinion in the Atlanta Journal Constitution: Pay more attention to mental health than to test scores

According to one report, “the pandemic could lead to 75,000 additional ‘deaths of despair’ from drug and alcohol misuse and suicide due to unemployment, social isolation, and fears […]
May 18, 2020

Ben & Carol Graham in RealClear Politics: Protecting Our Economy and Health in a Pandemic

COVID-19 has caused a perfect storm for the global economy, for our societies, and for our health. At the time of this writing, its true impact […]
May 18, 2020

Delaware Daily Times Editorial: Mental health a major issue during pandemic

A report from the Well Being Trust said the pandemic could lead to 75,000 additional “deaths of despair” from drug and alcohol misuse and suicide due […]
May 18, 2020

Tribune-Democrat: Crisis hotlines see increase in calls during pandemic

With the country two months into the crisis, quantifying the number of resulting suicides is difficult. Well Being Trust, a national public health group, warned that […]
May 15, 2020

Tyler’s Presentation on Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery in Mental Health at the of Change Summit 2020

Watch Tyler Norris, MDiv, Chief Executive Officer at Well Being Trust, introduce us to how we can create an ecosystem for prevention, treatment, and recovery in […]