BasePoint Academy and UT Southwestern Medical Center: A Groundbreaking Partnership
BasePoint Academy’s partnership with UTSW and the CDRC represents a significant stride towards enhancing mental health care for teenagers. This collaboration brings together two organizations that share a common goal – to provide individualized, evidence-based, and holistic care to those grappling with mental health issues.
BasePoint Academy’s alliance with UTSW and the CDRC signifies a powerful commitment to mental health care. Bolstered by the expertise of individuals like Dr. Trivedi, this partnership promises to bring about significant advancements in the provision of mental health services for teenagers and their families.
Innovative Healthcare Through Industry Partnership
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), a public academic health science center based in Dallas, Texas, is renowned for its groundbreaking research, compassionate patient care, and innovative education1. Consistently named as the #1 hospital in Texas and among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, UTSW has established a stellar reputation for excellence in medical training.
Medical education at UTSW is comprehensive, innovative, and transformative. The institution offers a diverse range of programs spanning undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical education. It’s committed to nurturing the next generation of healthcare leaders, equipped with the skills and knowledge to navigate the evolving landscape of medicine.
A shining example of UTSW’s commitment to mental health care is their Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (CDRC). The CDRC is steadfastly dedicated to understanding the root causes of depression and devising innovative treatments to combat it. Through constant research and comprehensive care, the CDRC is transforming the lives of countless individuals battling mood disorders.
Being aligned with the CDRC as a performance site is a testament to an organization’s commitment to achieving the highest standards in mental health care. This affiliation signifies a dedication to pioneering novel treatments, providing holistic care, and being at the forefront of mental health research.
Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.
BasePoint Academy Board Member
Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, a notable figure at UTSW and on BasePoint’s Board of Directors, is a leading light in this collaborative endeavor. Madhukar Trivedi is Professor of Psychiatry, Chief of the Division of Mood Disorders, and Director of the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His expertise and guidance will undoubtedly contribute to the success of this groundbreaking partnership.
As a seasoned clinical and translational researcher, Dr. Trivedi has led numerous single and multi-site clinical trials, backed by NIH, various foundations, and industry sponsors. His extensive experience as a Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) is testament to his expertise in the field.
Dr. Madhukar Trived’s Honors and Achievements
- 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Award, D CEO Magazine (2020)
- Dallas Future 50 list, Dallas Innovates 2020: The Magazine (2020)
- FellowMember, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (2020)
- Scientific Advisor, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (2020)
President, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (2019)
- Worlds Most Influential Scientific Minds / Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters) (2019)
- Outstanding Academician Award, Indo American, Psychiatric Association (IAPA) (2005)
- Honorary International Advisory Member, The Chinese Pharmacology Algorithm Project (2002)
- Psychiatric Excellence Award, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) (2002)
- Gerald L. Klerman Young Investigator Award, National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association Scientific Advisory Board (2000)
- Depression Specific Content Expert, Evidence Based Report Center (San Antonio), Agency for Health Care Policy and Research , U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (1997)
Hallmarks of BasePoint Academy
Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment For Teens
BasePoint Academy, with its locations spread across Dallas, Texas, is a beacon of hope for families seeking help for their teenagers grappling with mental health issues. Known for its unique treatment model, BasePoint Academy offers an integrative approach to Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) for behavioral health for teens. The Academy’s facilities in McKinney, Forney, and Arlington stand as testament to their commitment to provide accessible and high-quality mental health care.
The cornerstone of BasePoint Academy’s approach lies in providing evidence-based mental health treatment specifically tailored for teenagers. They offer an array of services that tackle the challenges teenagers face in mental health and substance use. The team at BasePoint Academy understands the unique struggles faced by teenagers, and hence, they employ a variety of therapeutic modalities to address these issues. From individual and group therapy to family counseling and psychoeducation, the Academy leverages a holistic approach to treatment, ensuring each teen receives the comprehensive care they need.