Actionable Solutions to Minimize “Deaths of Despair”: The Epidemic Within the Pandemic


Benjamin Miller, Psy.D.
Chief Strategy Officer
Well Being Trust

Dr. Benjamin F. Miller is the chief strategy officer for Well Being Trust, a national foundation committed to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation. He helps oversee the foundation’s portfolio ensuring alignment across grantees, overall strategy and direction and connection of the work to advance policy. The end goal is to help advance the national movement around mental health and well-being.

Prior to joining Well Being Trust, Dr. Miller spent eight years as an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he was the founding director of Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center and remains a senior advisor to the Farley Center. Miller is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Stanford School of Medicine.

About the webinar:

Ben Miller, Psy.D., will discuss his recently released report, Healing the Nation: Advancing Mental Health and Addiction Policy, that features actionable solutions to improve mental health and well-being. His findings were recently presented on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. MaryBeth Kurland, CAE, CEO of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, will also review the highlights from CCMC’s recent COVID-19 survey.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of addressing mental health during COVID-19
  • Explain solutions for advancing mental health and addiction
  • List three actions they can take as Case Managers

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