Government Contract | California
Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000468309

Bid Title: Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Agency Bid No. Title: 7255

Received Date: 01/25/2016

Close Date: 02/04/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: San Diego County, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Contractor shall update the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Action Plan, October 2011(Action Plan), disseminate the Action Plan to increase understanding and awareness ofsuicide, and implement strategic initiatives for the prevention of suicide. Contractor shallfacilitate a suicide prevention advisory council with other agencies in the field of mental healthand suicide prevention, recruit non-traditional partners to participate in the advisory council,create materials to advance the Action Plan for suicide prevention, and provide informationand education opportunities to the community on suicide facts, risks, warning signs, andprevention efforts.2. BackgroundCalifornia voters approved Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), in 2004.This initiative increased funding for the community mental health system and laid thegroundwork for the transformation of the mental health service delivery system from a fail firstsystem to one that promotes early intervention and recovery.Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) is one of five components of MHSA. Prevention andEarly Intervention programs bring mental health awareness into the lives of all members of thecommunity through public education initiatives and dialogue. To facilitate accessing supportsat the earliest possible signs of mental health concerns, PEI builds capacity for providingmental health early intervention services at sites where people go for other routine activities.Mental health becomes part of wellness for individuals and the community, reducing thepotential for stigma and discrimination against individuals with mental illness. PEI programsinclude suicide prevention and stigma and discrimination reduction efforts for the generalpublic and/or individuals whose risk of developing mental illness is significantly higher thanaverage.

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Product Code: 95262

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of San Diego

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jose Sandoval 5560 Overland Ave., San Diego, California, 92123

Phone: 858-505-6367

Fax: 858-715-6452




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