Opportunity SM-11-001

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Opportunity SM-11-001: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2011 for Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (Short Title: State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements). The purpose of this program is to support States and tribes in developing and implementing statewide and/or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies, grounded in public/private collaboration. Such efforts must involve public/private collaboration among youth-serving institutions and agencies and should include schools, educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, foster care systems, substance abuse and mental health programs, and other child and youth supporting organizations. As a result of the Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention grants, states, tribes and communities will: * increase the number of persons in youth serving organizations such as schools, foster care systems, juvenile justice programs, trained to identify and refer youth at risk for suicide * increase the number of health, mental health, and substance abuse providers trained to assess, manage and treat youth at risk for suicide * increase the number of youth identified as at risk for suicide * increase the number of youth at risk for suicide referred for behavioral health care services * increase the number of youth at risk for suicide who receive behavioral health care services * increase the promotion of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grants are authorized under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (Section 520E-1 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended). This announcement addresses Healthy People 2020 Mental Health and Mental Disorders Topic Area HP 2020-28 and SAMHSA's Strategic Initiative: Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness - Goal 1.3 (Prevent suicides and attempted suicides among populations at high risk, especially military families, youth, and American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)). Applications responsive to this Request for Application must implement evidence-based or best practices that will create or expand capacity to address the following SAMHSA Strategic Initiative: Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness - Create prevention prepared communities where individuals, families, schools, workplaces, and communities take action to prevent and reduce mental illness and substance abuse across the lifespan. Successful applications will also address the needs of youth at high-risk identified by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention; including, but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) youth, AI/AN, military family members and veterans. The State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grant Program is one of SAMHSA's services grant programs. SAMHSA intends that its services grants result in the delivery of services as soon as possible after award. Service delivery should begin by the 4th month of the project at the latest. SAMHSA expects grantees to work collaboratively with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center on State and with the National Action Alliance SAMHSA.
Federal Grant Title: Opportunity SM-11-001
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SM-11-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.243
CFDA Descriptions: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services_Projects of Regional and National Significance
Current Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2011
Posted Date: Dec 28, 2010
Creation Date: Jan 13, 2011
Archive Date: Mar 18, 2011
Total Program Funding: $15,300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $480,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 32
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are: * States (Including D.C. and the Territories) * Federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations (as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Educational Assistance Act), or urban Indian organizations (as defined in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act) that are actively involved in the development and continuation of a tribal youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategy * Public or private non-profit organizations designated by a State, federally recognized Indian tribe, tribal organization, or urban Indian organization, to develop or direct the State/tribal-sponsored youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategy No single State agency is mandated to be the lead for State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Program grants, as States differ in which State agency has taken the lead for suicide prevention (e.g., Department of Health, Department of Mental Health). Where States have a plan that designates a lead agency, that agency should act as the lead or should designate an alternative lead for State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grant Program. If the State plan does not designate a lead agency, justify the selection of the lead agency for this application. The statutory authority for this program prohibits grants to for-profit agencies. States and/or Tribes who have been previous recipients of the State/Tribal Youth Suicide award are eligible but are required to address how this grant award will build on and/or expand the work of the earlier grant awards and not simply continuing what was done. The statutory authority for this program prohibits grants to for-profit agencies.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Gwendolyn Simpson Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1 Choke Cherry Road Room 7-1085 Rockville, Maryland 20857 (240) 276-1408
gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov [gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov]
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