Mental Health Promotion, Resilience & Suicide Prevention
To better understand the areas of greatest impact, we have identified and partnered with schools, community organizations, and healthcare systems on initiatives to improve the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders and enhance suicide prevention efforts.
Building Resilience in Youth
Designed to prepare students for the Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) Program, Blue Steel is a trauma-informed, resilience-building education program designed to teach resilience skills and effective tools for supporting one's self and others during times of stress.Find out more
Developing a Biosignature
The Texas-Resilience Against Depression (T-RAD) program collects genetic, clinical, demographic, behavioral, and biological information from individuals at risk and those who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder.Find out more
Reframing the conversation
The CDRC has received two grants which fund adolescent research prevention and treatment. Because depression often begins early in life, our goal is to proactively study the disease in young people to ultimately prevent or minimize its impact population-wide.Find out more