SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $6.4 million in Campus Suicide Prevention Grants for institutions of higher education

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This program is designed to support colleges and universities in suicide prevention efforts by enhancing services for at-risk students with mental and substance use disorders.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is accepting applications for up to $6.4 million in FY 2013 Campus Suicide Prevention grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive approach to preventing suicide in institutions of higher education. This program is designed to help colleges and universities build a foundation for their efforts to prevent suicide attempts and completions, and to enhance services for students with mental and substance use disorders that put them at risk for suicide and suicide attempts.

SAMHSA expects to award up to 21 grants for $102,000 each for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

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