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Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.242
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2022
Application: Jun 21, 2022

Scientific/research contact:
Stephen O'Connor, Ph.D.

Peer review contact:
Nick Gaiano, Ph.D.

Financial and grants management contact:
Tamara Kees


This program provides grants to support rigorous evaluations of factors that impact or account for the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices and/or pilot clinical trials aimed at developing, optimizing, and pilot testing scalable patient-, provider-, and systems- level interventions and service delivery approaches for intervening at key intercepts in the chain of care. Proposals that seek to reduce disparities in outcomes for racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals limited by language or cultural barriers, sexual and gender minorities, individuals living in rural areas, socioeconomically disadvantaged persons, and other underserved groups are encouraged.

Research objectives include:

  • Suicide risk identification, screening, and assessment
  • Preventive and therapeutic interventions, including studies that develop and pilot test
  • Strategies to promote service engagement/continuity, appropriate referral, and quality of care

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • Foreign components of U.S. organizations
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Direct costs are limited to $450,000 over the entire 3-year project period, with no more than $225,000 in direct costs in any single year.

Application process

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

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to at least 30 days before the deadline.

Tagged as
Health disparities · LGBTQI+ · Limited English proficient · Mental health · Poverty · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources · Suicide and suicide prevention

Organizations (3)

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