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Grants to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP)

Grants to USA Agencies and Healthcare
Organizations for Crisis Assistance Programs

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Deadline Date:

03/23/20 11:59 PM (Eastern Time)

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories government agencies and healthcare organizations for crisis assistance programs. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take as long as six weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support initiatives that assist high-risk adults age 25 and older by preventing suicide and suicide attempts and ensuring their safety.

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 the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Short Title: NSSP) grants. The purpose of this program is to support states and communities in advancing efforts to prevent suicide and suicide attempts among adults age 25 and older in order to reduce the overall suicide rate and number of suicides in the U.S. nationally. Addressing suicide prevention among adults is imperative to decreasing the nation’s suicide rate.

SAMHSA’s services grant funds must be used primarily to support direct services. This includes the following activities:

  • Implement initiatives to ensure greatest reach and system change.
  • Develop and implement a plan for rapid follow-up of adults who have attempted suicide or experienced a suicidal crisis after discharge from emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric facilities. This must include directly linking up with selected emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric facilities to ensure care transition and care coordination services.
  • Establish follow-up and care transition protocols to help ensure patient safety, especially among high risk adults in health or behavioral health care settings who have attempted suicide or experienced a suicidal crisis, including those with serious mental illnesses.
  • Provide, or assure provision of, suicide prevention training to community and clinical service providers and systems serving adults at risk. Clinical training conducted should include assessment of suicide risk and protective factors, use of best practice interventions to ensure safety (including lethal means safety), treatment of suicide risk, and follow-up to ensure continuity of care. Applicants must measure changes in provider’s competence/confidence in each of the clinical training areas.
  • Incorporate efforts to reduce access to lethal means among individuals with identified suicide risk. This effort will be done consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Work across state and/or community departments and systems in order to implement comprehensive suicide prevention. Relevant state agencies should include, but are not limited to, agencies responsible for Medicaid; health, mental health, and substance abuse; justice; corrections; labor; veterans affairs; and the National Guard.
  • Work with VHA Medical Centers and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), state department of veteran affairs and national SAMHSA and VA suicide prevention resources to engage and intervene with veterans at risk for suicide but not currently receiving VHA services. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 188006

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,000,000

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $400,000

Term of Contract:

Length of Project: Up to 3 years

Service delivery should begin by the fourth month of the project at the latest.

Anticipated Project Start Date: 8/30/2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible:

- State government agencies, including the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories. The State mental health agency or the State health agency with mental or behavioral health functions should be the lead for the NSSP grant.
- Community-based primary care or behavioral healthcare organizations
- Public health agencies
- Emergency departments
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations*, Urban Indian Organizations**, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations. (At least one award will be made to a tribe/tribal organization pending adequate application volume).

*Tribal organization means the recognized body of any AI/AN tribe; any legally established organization of AI/ANs which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body, or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of AI/ANs in all phases of its activities. Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations are eligible to apply, but each participating entity must indicate its approval. A single tribe in the consortium must be the legal applicant, the recipient of the award, and the entity legally responsible for satisfying the grant requirements.

**Urban Indian Organization (UIO) (as identified by the Office of Indian Health Service Urban Indian Health Programs through active Title V grants/contracts) means a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center governed by an urban Indian-controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Individuals and groups, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in 503(a) of 25 U .S.C. § 1603. UIOs are not tribes or tribal governments and do not have the same consultation rights or trust relationship with the federal government.

Eligible applicants must meet three additional requirements:

- A provider organization for direct client (e.g., substance abuse treatment, substance abuse prevention, mental health) services appropriate to the grant must be involved in the proposed project. The provider may be the applicant or another organization committed to the project. More than one provider organization may be involved;
- Each mental health/substance abuse treatment provider organization must have at least two years of experience (as of the due date of the application) providing relevant services (official documents must establish that the organization has provided relevant services for the last two years); and
- Each mental health/substance abuse treatment provider organization must comply with all applicable local (city, county) and state licensing, accreditation, and certification requirements, as of the due date of the application.

NSSP recipients funded under SM-17-007 are not eligible to apply for funding under this FOA.

Pre-Application Information:

Key Dates:

- Application Deadline: Applications are due by March 23, 2020, 11:59 PM (Eastern Time).
- Intergovernmental Review: 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 the application deadline. If your application is funded, you will be expected to develop a behavioral health disparities impact statement no later than 60 days after your award.

All applicants must register with NIH’s eRA Commons in order to submit an application. This process takes up to six weeks. If you believe you are interested in applying for this opportunity, you must start the registration process immediately. Do not wait to start this process. In addition, by the application deadline, the Project Director must have an active eRA Commons account (with the PI role) affiliated with the organization in eRA Commons. If your organization is not registered and does not have an active eRA Commons PI account by the deadline, the application will not be accepted.

Applicants are required to complete four (4) registration processes:
1. Dun & Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (to obtain a DUNS number);
2. System for Award Management (SAM);
3. Grants.gov; and
4. eRA Commons.

For other expectations and requirements, see https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/fy-2020-nssp-foa.pdf#page=7.

View this Grant Opportunity: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323804
For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on this Grants.gov page.

Application Forms and Resources: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/applying/forms-resources

Applying for a new SAMHSA grant: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/applying

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Contact Information:

For program related and eligibility questions contact:
Michelle Cornette
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-0605
michelle.cornette@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grant review process and application status questions contact:
Lisa Creatura
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grant Review
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-2821
lisa.creatura@samhsa.hhs.gov

For fiscal/budget related questions contact:
Corey Sullivan
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1213
FOACMHS@samhsa.hhs.gov

For technical assistance:
Grants.gov Service Desk
1-800-518-4726 (1-800-518-GRANTS)

CFDA Number:

93.243

Funding or Pin Number:

SM-20-014

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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