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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 Blog by Lisa Herron, Executive […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Mental Health Action Guide: Solutions to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being During and Post-COVID-19

For mental well-being support through COVID and beyond, visit the Resources Page. The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated mental health and well-being among Americans. City and county […]

California has a bold plan to protect children from trauma. Here’s how to make it better.

Improving children’s physical and mental health by preventing adverse childhood experiences California is leading the drive to end adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) across the state. In […]

Covid’s Intensifying Impact on Kids’ Mental Health Prompts Experts to Create a Policy Guide for Parents, Policymakers

Report analyzes compliance with federal protections parents may not know about OAKLAND, CA & ALEXANDRIA, VA –– Dec. 8, 2020 –– Parents are ending the year […]

Medicaid Forward: Report highlights mental health & addiction as key areas of response during and after the pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. & OAKLAND, CA–– FEB. 25, 2021 –– The National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), a bipartisan, nonprofit, professional organization representing leaders of state Medicaid […]

Well Being Trust’s National Advisory Council Welcomes Five New Members

The Well Being Trust National Advisory Council recently welcomed five new members to its ranks. Their areas of expertise, ranging from public health to community-based philanthropy, […]