National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Funding Agency:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The purpose of this program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for adults (with an emphasis on older adults, adults in rural areas, and American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) adults) that help implement the 2021 Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (PDF | 708 KB). This program is intended to address the Call to Action’s broad-based public health approach to suicide prevention by enhancing collaboration with key community stakeholders (e.g., county health departments, workplace settings, criminal justice settings, senior-serving organizations, community firearm stakeholders), raising awareness of the available resources for suicide prevention, and implementing lethal means safety.

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is statutorily limited to a community-based primary care or behavioral health care setting, an emergency department, a State mental health agency (or State health agency with mental or behavioral health functions), public health agency, a territory of the United States, or an Indian tribe or tribal organization (as the terms "Indian tribe" and "tribal organization" are defined in section 5304 of title 25).



Amount Description

Anticipated Award Amount:  Up to $400,000 per year
Length of Project:  Up to 3 years

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

May 15, 2023