The State of Suicide and its Survivors

One person providing comfort to another.

By Cori McMahon, PsyD, NCCE VP of Clinical Services, Tridiuum Suicide, always a tragic outcome of advanced mental illness, is quickly becoming an even more formidable threat in the United States. According to Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), 2020 saw almost 46,000 Americans die from suicide in the U.S., making it now the 12th […]

Guns’ Hidden Victims

An artistic line of guns painted pink pointed at balloons.

by Rachel Jenkins, Senior Content Strategist | New Directions + Tridiuum View more resources for Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month 2022 Though suicide tends to garner less media attention than homicide, it consistently accounts for most gun deaths in the U.S. This is nothing new—it’s a fact that has held true since at least 1981. […]

Youth & Suicide

Young girl looking despondent.

by New Directions + Tridiuum View more resources for Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month 2022 You’ve probably seen or heard about rising suicide rates in the news—it’s scary. Right now we are seeing suicide rates among young people reach the highest levels since 2000. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages […]

Your First Mental Health Appointment: What to Expect

If you’ve decided to take the first step toward getting help with your mental health from a counselor, therapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist, congratulations! You are on your way to becoming a healthier version of yourself, and that is worth celebrating. Even if you’ve had prior experiences with therapy, a refresher on what to expect may […]