Texas Youth Depression and Suicide Research Network

Depression Screening & Better Care

The Texas Youth Depression and Suicide Research Network is a research initiative of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium (TCMHCC), which was created by the 86th Texas Legislature. The TCMHCC funds multi-institutional research with potential for mental health care for children and adolescents in Texas. 


Community Engagement

The CDRC collaborates with 12 Health Research Institutions and their respective clinics across Texas

– enrolling more than 1523 patients since 2020.


Why We Do The Work

The TX-YDSRN hub is led by Dr. Madhukar Trivedi at UT Southwestern and co-led by Dr. Sarah Wakefield at Texas Tech University Health Science Center. The purpose of this research network is to improve the evaluation of and response to the increasing problem of youth depression and suicide in Texas. 

To learn more, visit our website.


Collaborating Institutions


Stay Engaged 


For information about CDRC programs, research, or activities, contact us at CDRC@UTSouthwestern.edu