SAMHSA is pleased to announce new funding for the Zero Suicide grant program. 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 such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Grantees will implement all components of the Zero Suicide model throughout their health system.
Eligibility: Up to $700,000 per year for states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Up to $400,000 per year for tribes and tribal organizations; community-based primary care or behavioral health care organizations; emergency departments; and local public health agencies. Total funding for the program is $7.9 million dollars ($2 million for tribes and tribal organizations). Length of program is up to 5 years. Please review the funding announcement in full for additional requirements.
Due date for applications is July 18. 2017.
A SAMHSA pre-application webinar for the Zero Suicide program will take place from 2-3p EST on Friday June 2nd. SAMHSA encourages eligible entities interested in applying to participate. The information on the webinar is as follows:
CALL DATE: June 2, 2017 (Friday)
CALL TIME: 02:00 PM EASTERN TIME
DURATION: 1 hr
LEADER: James Wright
SCHEDULED PHONE NUMBER:
USA: Toll Free Number 1-800-857-2949
Participant passcode- 8457687
Conference number: PWXW4219579
Audience passcode: 8457687
Participants can join the event directly at:
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Please share this information with your colleagues and tribal stakeholders. If you have questions, please contact James.Wright@samhsa.hhs.gov.