Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems

Short Title: 
Zero Suicide
Modified Announcement

Added (A minimum of four grants will be awarded to tribes/tribal organizations pending application volume) to anticipated number of awards.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
SM-20-015
Posted on Grants.gov: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Application Due Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2020
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 
93.243
Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): 
Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: 
Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Description

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems (Short Title: Zero Suicide). The Zero Suicide model is a comprehensive, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in health systems. The purpose of this program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for individuals who are 25 years of age or older. This program is designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Recipients will implement the Zero Suicide model throughout their health system.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are statutorily limited to:

  • States, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories health agencies with mental health and/or behavioral health functions;
  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
  • Community-based primary care or behavioral health care organizations;
  • Emergency departments; or
  • Local public health agencies.

Recipients funded under SM-17-006 are not eligible to apply for funding under this FOA.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
$7,043,597
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
10-17 (A minimum of four grants will be awarded to tribes/tribal organizations pending application volume)
Anticipated Award Amount: 
From $400,000 to $700,000 per year
Length of Project: 
Up to five years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 
No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $700,000 per year for states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories; and up to $400,000 per year for an Indian tribe or tribal organization, a community-based primary care or behavioral health care organization, an emergency department, or a local public health agency; in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Brandon Johnson
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1222
Brandon.Johnson1@samhsa.hhs.gov

Savannah Kidd
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1071
Savannah.Kidd@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Corey Sullivan
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1213
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated: 02/07/2020