Primary Care

Updates on the Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant
(2008-2011) First grant implemented in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties
(2011-2014) Second grant implemented in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties in the Southwest, and Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in the Southeast


Grantee Page

(password-protected page for grantees and staff)
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County Grant Contact People:

Allegheny County:

Kristen Hughes
Continuity of Care Specialist
Phone: 412-350-2431
David Vereb
Quality Specialist, Children’s Team
Phone: 412-350-2431

Westmoreland County:
Marie Brauch,
724-335-9883, x5503

Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties:
Bo Hoban,
Schuylkill County:
Linda Wagner,


Second grant:

NEW! Summary of Year One Annual Report to SAMHSA (condensed and adapted from official report)


Information about first grant:

PA CASSP Newsletter, September 2010 (published by the Office of Mental Health, Bureau of Children’s Behavioral health Services). Features information about the Garrett Lee Smith grant project, including stories from several primary care agencies in the three counties that are implementing the web-based suicide prevention screening tool.


General information: 




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