Jerry Reed on Reaching Out and Saving Lives
In this month’s Director’s Corner, Jerry Reed reminds us about the importance of World Suicide Prevention Day and National Suicide Prevention Week. The theme of both observances this year is "Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives."
New SPARK Talk Videos Available on the SPRC Website
A new series of SPARK Talk videos features experts in suicide prevention discussing using data to prevent suicide, culturally competent care for LGBT youth, prevention paradigms for Native Americans, and engaging suicide attempt survivors.
CDC to offer Grand Rounds Webcast on Preventing Suicide
On September 15, 2015 (1 pm ET) CDC will offer a webcast of its Grand Rounds Session on Preventing Suicide: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach. SPRC Director Jerry Reed will be among those presenting during this event. No registration is required.
September 7-13, 2015 is National Suicide Prevention Week
Join with the suicide prevention community to observe National Suicide Prevention Week (September 7-13, 2015). An Information and Media Kit is available from the American Association of Suicidology to help you participate in this annual event.