Funder: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Deadline: 02/05/2021

Award Details: $102,000 per year

Number of Awards: 24

Target Population: The purpose of this program is to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, well-coordinated, and evidence-based approach to: (1) enhance mental health services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness(SMI)/serious emotional disturbances (SED), and/or substance use disorders that can lead to school failure; (2) prevent mental and substance use disorders; (3) promote help-seeking behavior and reduce negative public attitudes; and (4) improve the identification and treatment of at-risk college students so they can successfully complete their studies. It is expected that this program will reduce the adverse consequences of SMI/SED and substance use disorders, including suicidal behavior, substance-related injuries, and school failure.

Eligibility:

Eligibility for the GLS Campus Suicide Prevention grant program is statutorily limited to institutions of higher education. Public and private colleges and universities may apply, including state universities; private four-year colleges and universities (including those with religious affiliations); community colleges; and minority-serving institutions of higher learning (i.e., Tribal colleges and universities; Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander institutions).

GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Grant recipients who received funding in FY 2019 and 2020 under SM-18-003 are not eligible to apply.



Link to RFP: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/SM-21-003