Grants to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Funder: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Deadline: 03/23/2020

Award Details: up to $400,000 per year

Number of Awards: 5

Target Population: The purpose of this program is to support states and communities in advancing efforts to prevent suicide and suicide attempts among adults age 25 and older in order to reduce the overall suicide rate and number of suicides in the U.S. nationally. Addressing suicide prevention among adults is imperative to decreasing the nation’s suicide rate.

  • State government agencies, including the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories. The State mental health agency or the State health agency with mental or behavioral health functions should be the lead for the NSSP grant.
  • Community-based primary care or behavioral healthcare organizations
  • Public health agencies
  • Emergency departments
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.

(At least one award will be made to a tribe/tribal organization pending adequate application volume).

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