Funding Opportunity with NACA

| May 15, 2015
Funding Opportunity
Zero Suicide mini-grant

NACA’s Youth Suicide Prevention Program is currently seeking proposals from Schools, Primary Care, and Behavioral Health agencies, who are located in Coconino County or on the Hopi reservation, to work collaboratively with program personnel to implement Zero Suicide within their organizations/agencies. Zero Suicide is a systematic approach to suicide prevention. Zero Suicide information is included with this application.

Please click here to download the Mini-grant application.

Applicants will work collaboratively with NACA and Native American communities; targeting youth ages 10-24. The partner must provide a single point of contact who will meet with program personnel monthly and be available for phone and email communications. Any changes from the accepted and approved scope of work should be proposed and approved prior to enactment of changes.

The selected partners will be compensated up to $5,000.00 per year. The opportunity for re-funding will be reviewed annually and contingent upon availability of funding.

The deadline for submission is May 25th, 2015.

Please feel free to contact the Reach UR Life, Community Development Director, Brandy Judson, or (928) 526-2968 with any questions regarding this release for funding

Funding for this project will be carried out in alignment of the Zero Suicide framework, over the next 5 years, see below:

Phases may be changed or modified in alignment with the partnering agency/organization needs.

Lead Create a leadership-driven, safety-oriented culture committed to dramatically reducing suicide among people under care. Include suicide attempt and loss survivors in leadership and planning roles.
Train Develop a competent, confident, and caring workforce.
Identify Systematically identify and assess suicide risk among people receiving care.
Engage Ensure every person has a pathway to care that is both timely and adequate to meet his or her needs.
Treat Use effective, evidence-based care. Include collaborative safety planning, restriction of lethal means, and effective treatment of suicidality.
Transition Provide continuous contact and support, especially after acute care.
Improve Apply data-driven quality improvement approach to inform system change that will lead to improved patient outcomes and better care for those at risk.


Mini-Grant Application

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