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SAMHSA Enhances Suicide Prevention Efforts

Publication Date: Aug 24, 2021

Recently, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released additional grant awards totaling $17.8 million to help communities prevent suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Emergency Response for Suicide Prevention Grants program helps states, tribes and communities advance efforts to prevent suicide and suicide attempts among adults 25 and older in order to reduce the overall suicide rate and the number of suicides in the United States. 

To read more about SAMHSA's efforts to enhance suicide prevention services, click here