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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 6/4/2013 9:45 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $6.4 million in Campus Suicide Prevention Grants for institutions of higher education


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is accepting applications for up to $6.4 million in FY 2013 Campus Suicide Prevention grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive approach to preventing suicide in institutions of higher education. This program is designed to help colleges and universities build a foundation for their efforts to prevent suicide attempts and completions, and to enhance services for students with mental and substance use disorders that put them at risk for suicide and suicide attempts.
 
SAMHSA expects to award up to 21 grants for $102,000 each for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.
 
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligibility is limited to institutions of higher education that have not previously been awarded a Campus Suicide Prevention grant. Tribal colleges and universities are eligible and encouraged to apply.
 
HOW TO APPLY: A complete application package may be requested from SAMHSA for SM-13-009 by calling 1-877-SAMHSA7 (726-4727) [TDD: 1-800-487-4889]. The required documents may also be downloaded from the SAMHSA website at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/apply.aspx.
 
APPLICATION DUE DATE: Applications are due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on June 10, 2013. Your application must be submitted through Grants.gov which can be found at: http://www.Grants.gov. Please review Appendix B Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications of the request for application (RFA) for submission requirements.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Rosalyn Blogier at (240) 276-1842 or Rosalyn.blogier@samhsa.hhs.gov.
 
For questions on grants management and budget issues, contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240) 276-1408 or Gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.



Last updated: 6/4/2013 9:45 AM

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