CHA News Article

SAMHSA Announces Grants to Implement Suicide Prevention Model

Public health agencies, emergency departments and primary or behavioral health care organizations are encouraged to apply for fiscal year 2017 grants to implement the Zero Suicide in Health Systems model. Thirteen grants of up to $700,000 each are available to help organizations raise suicide awareness, establish referral processes and improve care and outcomes for adults aged 25 and older who are at risk for suicide. Application materials are available on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website, and are due July 18.