The announcement would solicit pilot studies that develop and test the effectiveness of multi-level systems interventions that predict suicide risk and/or connect.
Black youth who are at risk for suicide and suicidal behaviors, to needed treatment and services to prevent suicide.
would be a companion R01 announcement.
The purpose of the R01 FOA is to provide resources for evaluating the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of novel community-based, systems level approaches to improving outcomes, assessing and modifying health risk behavior, and for obtaining the preliminary data needed as a prerequisite to a larger-scale (efficacy or effectiveness) services study.
These must incorporate community or stakeholder advisory boards (which include members of the communities served, providers, youth, etc.), to help inform the development of the intervention.