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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Rapid Referral to Suicide Specific Intervention in Psychiatric Emergency Care
Principal Investigator:

Colin Depp

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $197,355
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This revised proposal responds to HSR&D's Targeted Solicitation for Health Services Research on Suicide Prevention. Same-day psychiatric emergency clinics are increasingly implemented and are a best practice in increasing access to mental health care and in suicide prevention. Our preliminary data indicate a high frequency of suicidal ideation and recent suicidal behavior among Veterans accessing same-day mental health evaluation, and yet fewer than half of Veterans with these risk factors engag...

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