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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 4/23/2014 10:00 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $88.5 million in PPHF-2014 State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements (PPHF-2014)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF)-2014 Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements -- PPHF-2014) totaling up to $88.5 million for up to five years. The programs support states and tribes (including Alaskan Villages and urban Indian organizations) in developing and implementing statewide or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies, grounded in public/private collaboration.


Funding for the grants was provided in part by the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF).


SAMHSA expects that up to $17.7 million will be available each year to provide up to 24 grants of up to $736,000 per grantee for up to five years. Actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.


WHO CAN APPLY:  Eligible applicants are states, federally recognized tribes/tribal organizations and private/non-profit organizations designated by the state and/or tribe/tribal organization. See Section III-1 of the RFA for complete eligibility information.


HOW TO APPLY: You must visit both and the SAMHSA website to download the required documents to apply for this SAMHSA grant.


Applicants must apply online through . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of the RFA for more information.


APPLICATION DUE DATE: May 19, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-2 of the application announcement for submission requirements.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Michelle Carnes, Ph.D. at (240) 276-1869 or . For questions on grants management issues contact Gwendolyn Simpson at (240) 276-1408 or .

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: 4/23/2014 10:09 AM

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