Subject: Safety, Youth Welfare, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention
Deadline: June 2, 2015
"The purpose of this program is to support states and tribes (including Alaska Villages and urban Indian organizations) in developing and implementing statewide or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies. The programs include 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; these efforts should include both a strong community component and a strong health system component. The ultimate goal of this program is to reduce suicide deaths and non-fatal suicide attempts."
Funder: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Eligibility: States; federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, or urban Indian organizations 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.
Amount: Up to $736,000