Capacity Building for Suicide Prevention


Funding Opportunity ID: 333441
Opportunity Number: DOS-KAZ-ALM-PAS-21-008
Opportunity Title: Capacity Building for Suicide Prevention
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Not-for-profit organizations • Civil society/non-governmental organizations • Think tanks • Public and private educational institutions • Individuals • Public International Organizations and Governmental institutions
Agency Code: DOS-KAZ
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan
Posted Date: May 11, 2021
Close Date: Jun 07, 2021
Last Updated Date: May 11, 2021
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Project Goal: Strengthen Kazakhstan’s ability to confront mental health challenges by promoting increased citizen awareness, formalized government support, and broader civil society capacity. Project Audience(s): Includes but is not limited to mental health professionals (psychologists, psychiatrists, school counselors, students of psychology/psychiatry/therapy); school administrators; crisis center hotline workers, law enforcement and first responders, civil society organizations assisting in mental health issues. Project Objectives: Objective 1: Improve the quality of support provided to at-risk individuals thoughformal certification trainings for at least 100 members of the target audience in American and international best practices in the following topics: · 1) recognize signs of someone at risk and promote resources for wellness; · 2) intervene by empowering individuals, mental health practitioners, and first responders to help those exhibiting suicidal thoughts and behaviors; · 3) create and promote post-intervention resources for recovery of suicide survivors; and · 4) counsel and provide relief for families and friends of those lost to suicide (postvention) Objective 2: Increase awareness of mental health challenges and resiliency by developing sustainable resources for suicide prevention efforts in the following areas: · Suicide Prevention Hotline · Training Resources · Peer Groups · Outreach Programs
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