Zero Suicide Initiative

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Zero Suicide Initiative: The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to improve the system of care for those at risk for suicide by implementing a comprehensive, culturally informed, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in Indian health systems. This award represents a continuation of IHS's efforts to implement the Zero Suicide approach in Indian Country. Existing efforts have focused on training, technical assistance, and consultation for several 'pilot' American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Zero Suicide communities. As a result of these efforts, both the unique opportunities and challenges of implementing Zero Suicide in Indian Country have been identified. To best capitalize on opportunities and surmount such challenges, this award focuses on the core Seven Elements of the Zero Suicide model as developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC): >> Lead - Create a leadership-driven, safety-oriented culture committed to dramatically reducing suicide among people under care. Include survivors of suicide attempts and suicide loss in leadership and planning roles;>> Train - Develop a competent, confident, and caring workforce;>> Identify - Systematically identify and assess suicide risk among people receiving care;>> Engage - Ensure every individual has a pathway to care that is both timely and adequate to meet his or her needs. Include collaborative safety planning and restriction of lethal means;>> Treat - Use effective, evidence-based treatments that directly target suicidal thoughts and behaviors;>> Transition - Provide continuous contact and support, especially after acute care; and>> Improve - Apply a data-driven, quality improvement approach to inform system changes that will lead to improved patient outcomes and better care for those at risk.
Federal Grant Title: Zero Suicide Initiative
Federal Agency Name: Indian Health Service (HHS-IHS)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-IHS-ZSI-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.933
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 12th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: October 12th, 2017
Posted Date: August 28th, 2017
Creation Date: August 28th, 2017
Archive Date: November 11th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 28th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
To be eligible for this new funding opportunity under this announcement, an applicant must be defined as one of the following under 25 U.S.C. 1603:>> A Federally recognized Indian Tribe as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(14). >> A Tribal organization as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(26).>> An urban Indian organization as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(29); operating an Indian health program operated pursuant to as contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or compact with the IHS pursuant to the ISDEAA, (25 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.). Applicants must provide proof of non-profit status with the application, e.g., 501(c)(3).
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