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The Pennsylvania Garrett Lee Smith grant has various national and state partners that have collaborated with our team to help make youth suicide prevention a priority in the commonwealth.

PENNSYLVANIA PARTNERS
Pennsylvania Network for Student Assistance Services (PNSAS)

The GLS grant team has worked closely with PNSAS and Student Assistance Program (SAP) stakeholders across the commonwealth to embed suicide prevention activities (e.g., training, screening, and awareness) throughout the SAP infrastructure. Click on the link above to learn more about PNSAS and the Student Assistance Program.

Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition (HESPC)

The HESPC was established through the GLS grant in its first year and has had participation from over 50% of campuses in the commonwealth. Click on the link above to learn more about suicide prevention on college campuses and how to get involved in the HESPC.

Prevent Suicide PA

Prevent Suicide PA is the statewide suicide prevention organization and Pennsylvania’s hub for suicide prevention information and resources. To learn more about statewide suicide prevention efforts across the lifespan, click link above.

Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)

OMHSAS is the recipient of the GLS grant, as well as a range of other SAMHSA grants focused on youth behavioral health, including Systems of Care, Safe Schools/Healthy Students, Project Launch, and Healthy Transitions. To learn more about the mission, vision, and resources available through OMHSAS, click the link above.

Jana Marie Foundation

Jana Marie Foundation has collaborated with the GLS team to provide trainings and develop school and community resources for youth suicide prevention, mental health promotion, and building resilience. To learn more about Jana Marie Foundation, click the link above.

Aevidum

Aevidum has collaborated with the GLS team to promote suicide prevention awareness and develop resources and materials for youth suicide prevention in schools. To learn more about Aevidum, click the link above.

NATIONAL PARTNERS
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The GLS team promotes dissemination and use of the Lifeline number as a national crisis resource. To learn more about the Lifeline, click the link above.

Crisis Text Line

The GLS team promotes dissemination and use of Crisis Text Line as a national crisis resource. To learn more about Crisis Text Line, click the link above.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

The SPRC provides technical assistance to members of the GLS team and is a national resource for suicide prevention information, programming, best practices, and research. To learn more about the SPRC, click the link above.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA has awarded three consecutive Garrett Lee Smith grants to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to implement youth suicide prevention activities over the past decade. SAMHSA is also a national resource for information and resources related to behavioral health. To learn more about SAMHSA, click the link above.

This site was funded under award SM061750 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Prevent Suicide PA, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Additionally, the Garrett Lee Smith grant team does not specifically endorse any one model or program related to suicide prevention.