Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 10 a.m. EST, Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, Chief Strategy Officer of Well Being Trust, will join Michelle P. Durham, M.D. and Chantay D. Jett, M.A., to testify before the U. S. Senate Committee on Finance. Dr. Miller will provide testimony about America’s broken mental health system, the mental health impact of COVID-19, and the importance of addressing unmet needs for mental health and addiction services.
Additionally, Dr. Miller will provide testimony about solutions to the current crisis – like integrating mental health services into primary care settings and scaling up community-based models of care that enable and empower individuals in communities to learn how to respond to mental health and addiction – and provide concrete recommendations on how to put those solutions in place.
The Full Committee Hearing will be live-streamed on the committee’s website here.
- Ron Wyden(D – OR)
- Mike Crapo(R – ID)
- Michelle P. Durham, MD, MPH, FAPA, DFAACAP, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
- Chantay D. Jett, MA, MFT, Executive Director, Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness, Enterprise, Oregon
- Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, Chief Strategy Officer, Well Being Trust, Oakland, CA
Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.