FY 2002 Grant Opportunity
Grant Opportunities

Application Information:

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Cooperative Agreement to Establish a Suicide Prevention Technical Resource Center

Guidance for Applicants (GFA) No. SM02-012

Federal Register Notice: May 23, 2002

Receipt date: July 24, 2002

SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention Resource Center is intended to facilitate outreach to stakeholders (survivors, clinicians, advocates, scientists, and Federal, State, local, and tribal organizations) through provision of information and technical assistance in suicide prevention program planning and in implementation and identification of best practices.

Who Can Apply?

Applications may be submitted by public organizations, such as units of State, county, or local governments; by Indian tribes or tribal organizations (as defined in Section 4(b) and Section 4(c) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act); and by domestic private nonprofit organizations such as community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, universities, colleges, and hospitals. These may include consortiums/partnerships of organizations brought together for purposes of this GFA; however, only one organization may apply and be legally and fiscally responsible for the grant.

Additional Information:

For questions on program issues, contact:

  • Robert DeMartino, M.D.
  • Associate Director for Program in
  • Trauma and Terrorism
  • Division of Program Development, Special Populations and Projects
  • Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA
  • 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17C-26
  • Rockville, MD 20857
  • (301) 443-2940
  • E-mail: Rdemarti@samhsa.hhs.gov
  • For questions on grants management issues, contact:

  • Steve Hudak
  • Division of Grants Management
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Rockwall II, Suite 630
  • 5515 Security Lane
  • Rockville, MD 20852
  • (301) 443-9666
  • E-Mail: Shudak@samhsa.hhs.gov

  • SAMHSA applications consist of three parts:
    1. "Part I: Programmatic Guidance" of the Guidance for Applicants (GFA)
    provides details about the specific program. 

    Click here to download Part I of this GFA in WordPerfect 6/7/8.

    "Plain Language" format

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    Click here to download Part I of this GFA in Adobe Acrobat

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    2. "GFA Part II" gives standard provisions for SAMHSA applications.  However, not all GFAs require Part II.  The latest edition of Part II is always available by mail or for electronic downloading from this website. 

    GFA Part II is required for this GFA; click here for more information and to download a copy of the file.

     3. SAMHSA applications require forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.  These forms are available online from the Program Support Center of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 

    Click here to download Forms PHS 5161 and SF-424.


    For further information on these forms and the application process, see Information on the Grant Application Process.


    For a complete application kit, including Parts I and II, Call the CMHS Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN):

    • 800-789-2647

    • 800-443-9006 TTY

    • 301-984-8796 FAX


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