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Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 18, 2019

For programmatic questions:
Savannah Kalman

For grants management and budget questions:
Eileen Bermudez


The Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Grant will support a public health approach to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, and evidence-based approach to:

  1. Increase the number of youth-serving organizations who are able to identify and refer youth at risk of suicide
  2. Increase the capacity of clinical service providers to assess, manage, and treat youth at risk of suicide
  3. Improve the continuity of care and follow-up of youth identified to be at risk for suicide, including those who have been discharged from emergency department and inpatient psychiatric units

A list of required activities and other expectations is provided in the application instructions.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) expects to make an equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography including urban, rural, and remote settings, and balance among populations of focus and program size.


Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • Public or private nonprofit organizations designated by the State to develop or direct the state-sponsored statewide youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategy
  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Tribal organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $736,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Expected number of awards: 26
Estimated total program funding: $19,461,907

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Tagged as
Children and youth · Substance abuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Veterans · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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