Systems-Level Risk Detection and Interventions to Reduce Suicide, I...

By National Institutes of Health
Government Grant





This announcement for an R34 FOA solicits pilot studies that develop and test the effectiveness of multi-level systems interventions that predict suicide risk and/or connect. Black youth who are at risk for suicide and suicidal behaviors, to needed treatment and services to prevent suicide. The purpose of the companion R01 FOA is to provide resources for evaluating the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of novel community-based, systems level approaches to improving outcomes, assessing and modifying health risk behavior, and for obtaining the preliminary data needed as a prerequisite to a larger-scale (efficacy or effectiveness) services study. These must incorporate community or stakeholder advisory boards (which include members of the communities served, providers, youth, etc.), to help inform the development of the intervention.


  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.