Year: 2010 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.40, no.3, (June 2010), p.245-256 SIEC No: 20100617

The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act has provided funding for 68 state, territory, & tribal community grants, & 74 college campus grants for suicide prevention efforts. Activities have included education, training programs (including gatekeeper training), screening activities, infrastructure for improved linkages to services, crisis hotlines, & community partnerships. Through participation in both local- & cross-site evaluations, grantees are generating data regarding the local context, proximal outcomes, & implementation of programs, as well as opportunities for improvement of suicide prevention efforts. (34 refs.) JA