This week’s Business of Giving features Tyler Norris, CEO of the Well Being Trust, the largest national foundation focusing on mental health. Following recent high-profile suicides, Norris says, it’s important to make it normal and safe to discuss anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts the same way people discuss diabetes or knee injuries.
American lives are shorter on average than those in other wealthy nations, and the gap is growing ever wider according to the latest data released by the Center for Disease Control. In fact, it appears that in 2017, US life expectancy will drop for a third year in a row, an event that hasn’t occurred in over a hundred years. As Americans, we are not faring well. But there’s a young organization that is dedicated to advancing the mental, social, and spiritual health of the nation. It’s called Well Being Trust.
Listen to the podcast, which is hosted by Denver Frederick, or read the transcript here: Transcript
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--From Philanthropy Today