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Cooperative Agreements to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsor
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Deadlines
Jul 18, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
James Wright, LCPC
240.276.1854
james.wright@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Gwendolyn Simpson
240.276.1408
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

This opportunity provides grants to implement the Zero Suicide Model, a comprehensive, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in health systems.

The purpose of this program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs, for individuals who are 25 years of age or older, that are designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for individuals who are at risk for suicide.

A detailed list of required activities is provided in the application instructions.

SAMHSA intends 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.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories health agencies with mental and/or behavioral health functions
  • Indian tribes or tribal organizations
  • Community-based primary care or behavioral healthcare organizations
  • Emergency departments
  • Local public health agencies
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Up to $700,000 per year for states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.

Up to $400,000 per year for other eligible applicants.

Project period: Up to 5 years
Expected number of awards: 13
Estimated total program funding: $7,900,000

Application process

Links to program guidance and online application procedures are available on the program website.

SAMHSA has changed its registration and application requirements. It is strongly recommended that applicants begin the registration process 6 weeks in advance of the application deadline.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Healthcare facilities · Suicide and suicide prevention



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