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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Testing the Efficacy of ACT for Life: A Brief Inpatient Intervention to Maximize Recovery and Prevent Future Suicidal Behavior
Principal Investigator:

Sean Barnes

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,709
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Psychiatric hospitalization is a critical opportunity to provide treatment to reduce the risk of suicide and lay the groundwork for functional recovery. In fact, the period following psychiatric hospitalization presents the greatest risk of death by suicide for Veterans. Despite psychiatric hospitalization being a vital time for intervention, there are no suicide-specific evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) that can be feasibly delivered during a typical VHA inpatient stay. Importantly, suicid...

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