It’s a Critical Time For Managing Substance Use Disorders

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The national crisis of addiction and drug overdose shows little signs of improvement, and the pandemic only accelerated the trend. Increasingly, providers are regarding substance use disorder (SUD) as a chronic condition, approaching it with lifelong treatment and recovery support, but more needs to be done to help those with SUD. Recent research demonstrates a […]

Serve LGBTQIA+ Patients with Dignity, Quality, and Competency

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By Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE, Vice President for Clinical Services More than 11 million individuals in the United States identify as LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and other genders and identities), and this population has a shorter life expectancy compared to the population overall. What’s just as concerning are the […]

LGBTQIA+ Individuals Experience Disproportionate Health Risks

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Pride can be a unifying force that brings people together in a positive way to achieve a goal. Pride is also a feeling that arises from self-respect. During Pride Month, the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and other genders and identities) community honors diversity, while also advocating for equality and […]

Whole-Person Care is An Opportunity for Integrated Care

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By Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE, Vice President for Clinical Services Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been experiencing a time where behavioral health utilization has not just increased, the number of people seeking behavioral healthcare has quadrupled. During the pandemic, approximately 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of depression […]

3 Trends in Women’s Behavioral Health Needs

May is Women’s Health Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, and many providers are renewing their efforts to meet the comprehensive physical and behavioral needs of women throughout their lives. This gender-focused attention is warranted because science tells us that women have unique factors related to their physiology and their lifestyles that should be considered when […]

Effects of Social Isolation Must Be Monitored Beyond The COVID-19 Era

In her latest article, Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE and Tridiuum VP of Clinical Services explores the pervasive mental health impacts of the social isolation experienced by many throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Particularly affecting children and older adults, this often overlooked public health risk may have significant consequences over time. Read more — including ways behavioral […]

Racial Disparities Include Barriers to Behavioral Health Services

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America is more ethnically and racially diverse than ever. This growing diversity amplifies the need for all behavioral health professionals to address barriers to care and other factors that influence outcomes for Black, Hispanic, Latinx, Native American, and Asian communities. Recent events in America have also underscored social inequities for nonwhite individuals — including inequities […]

Infographic: How Did COVID-19 Impact Behavioral Health?

From fear and isolation to financial worries and future uncertainty, COVID-19 negatively affected the mental health of many people. Research is beginning to reveal just how deeply the pandemic has penetrated, underlining the need for access to behavioral health services. The following infographic depicts Tridiuum’s findings collected through 1.9 million behavioral health assessments and how […]

Millennial and Gen Z Consumers Want Tele-Behavioral Health Options

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Consumer preferences are influencing the health-service delivery model today more than ever before. As the voice of the patient becomes louder, each generation has a different message to share. For younger generations, it’s clear that digital health services are a basic expectation, and we’re discovering this is especially true for behavioral health treatment. Fortunately, care […]

Article points to mental health stigma exacerbating depression, anxiety in healthcare professionals

Cori McMahon, Psy.D, NCCE and Tridiuum VP of Clinical Services with Kelly Gilrain, PhD, Director of Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Services at Cooper University Health Care, take a closer look at the barriers preventing healthcare providers from seeking mental health treatment in the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic. They also share proven models above […]