December 17, 2019

Business Insider: The state of millennials’ mental health entering the 2020s

More millennials are also dying “deaths of despair,” or deaths related to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, Jamie Ducharme reported for Time in June, citing a report by the […]
December 13, 2019

Health Affairs: How State Budgets Can Find The Balance Between Social Versus Medical Services

Few studies have directly examined the tradeoffs that states and local governments are making between social spending and health care spending. With funding from Well Being Trust, […]
December 11, 2019

Rapid Evidence Review: Moving Policy Upstream to Advance Adolescent Flourishing

Evidence Review Examines Interventions Aimed at Improving Teen Wellbeing Including 34 systematic reviews and two large-scale interventions, this rapid evidence review makes recommendations for intervention and […]
December 2, 2019

Los Angeles Times: Their kids died on the psych ward. They were far from alone, a Times investigation found

Nationwide, there is almost no publicly available information on psychiatric hospitals, such as patient outcomes or patient-to-staff ratios. It wasn’t until last year that a data-based estimate of […]
November 13, 2019

Business Insider: American millennials’ mental and physical health is on the decline

A report by the public-health groups Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust yielded similar findings earlier this year. It found that more millennials were dying “deaths […]
November 7, 2019

Bloomberg: Spiking Health Problems in U.S. Millennials May Make Them Poorer

Other research has also raised concerns about millennial health, particularly mental health. Drug-related deaths among the group have surged in the past decade, as have alcohol-induced […]
November 5, 2019

Salud America! News: The Rise in Youth Substance Misuse & Suicide (and What to Do about It)

Youth suicides have spiked over the last decade, and substance misuse is exacting a heavy toll on teens, according to a new report. The report from […]