States of Despair: Understanding Declining Life Expectancy in the United States

This is the resource list for the briefing on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, titled, "States of Despair: Understanding Declining Life Expectancy in the United States."

Key Resources
(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“States of Despair: A Closer Look at Rising State Death Rates from Drugs, Alcohol, and Suicide.” Hayes, S., Radley, D., McCarthy, D. The Commonwealth Fund. August 9, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/wJrm.

“Suicide Rates Rising Across the U.S.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States  Department of Health and Human Services. June 7, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/ymYw.

“Pain in the Nation: Healthcare Systems Brief.” Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust. May 17, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/nq6X.

“Toward a United States of Health: Implications of Understanding the US Burden of Disease.” Koh, H., Parekh, A. JAMA. April 10, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/APBG.

Additional Resources
(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Stories from Sullivan: Deaths of Despair or Access to Healthcare?” Strach, P., Perez-Chiques, E., Zuber, K. Rockefeller Institute of Government. August 15, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/EfUK.

“Is the U.S Knee-Deep in ‘Epidemics,’ or Is That Just Wishful Thinking?” Siegel, Z. The New York Times Magazine. August 14, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/hc7e.

“Opioid Abuse and Dependence: A National Tapestry of Care and Cost with a State-by-State Analysis.” FAIR Health. August 2018. Available at http://allh.us/fPwp.

“Foundations’ Role in Creating and Advancing Policies That Prevent Disease and Promote Mental Health and Well-Being.” Miller, B.F., De Biasi, A. Health Affairs. July 26, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/Fp7q.

“Substance Use Disorder Confidentiality Regulations and Care Integration in Medicaid and CHIP.” Report to Congress. Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission. June 2018. Available at http://allh.us/qbcf.

“2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance.” Radley, D., McCarthy, D., Hayes, S. The Commonwealth Fund. May 3, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/6Jqf.

“The Epidemic of Despair Among White Americans: Trends in the Leading Causes of Premature Death, 1999–2015.” Stein, E., Gennuso, K., Ugboaja, D., Remington, P. American Journal of Public Health. October 1, 2017. Available at http://allh.us/7Wva.

“Mortality and Morbidity.” Case, A., and Deaton, A. The Brookings Institute. March 23, 2017. Available at http://allh.us/q8Yj.

“Trends in Suicide by Level of Urbanization –United States, 1999-2015.” Kegler, S., Stone, D., Holland, K. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. March 17, 2017. Available at http://allh.us/b6vj.

“Addressing the Emerging Epidemic of Despair: Hospitals Need to Take Action Against the Decline in U.S Life Expectancy.” Goldsmith, J. Hospitals and Health Networks. January 10, 2017. Available at http://allh.us/jbhU.

“The Shortening American Lifespan.” Squires, D. The Commonwealth Fund. January 4, 2017. Available at http://allh.us/3Y4n.

“Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.” Office of the Surgeon General, United States Department of Health and Human Services. November 2016. Available at http://allh.us/wMeC.