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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Can services to address Veterans social determinants of health reduce their suicide risk?
Principal Investigator:

Ann E Montgomery

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $350,462
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Despite accessible and effective suicide prevention strategies offered by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veteran suicide remains elevated compared to the general US population, indicating a continued need to identify Veterans at risk for suicide and provide interventions to prevent suicide. Suicide prevention can be enhanced when health care systems integrate dynamic social determinants of health (SDH), such as housing instability, justice involvement, and unemployment. Si...

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