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This collection features resources highlighted on the homepage of the SPRC website. These include products created by SPRC and our partners, upcoming trainings and conferences, news, and programs developed by suicide prevention grantees and others in the field.

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Archived Webinar on Suicide Prevention for Veterans

An archived webinar titled Team-Based Primary Care and Suicide in the Veterans Health Administration is available from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention.

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Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide can help media professionals cover suicide in ways that encourage help seeking and promote prevention rather than in ways that contribute to suicide risk.

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The Evidence for Stigma Change

Ending Discrimination against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change is a new book exploring stigma and discrimination and recommends effective stigma reduction strategies. It can be downloaded from the National Academies Press at no cost.

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Advancing Research to Prevent Youth Suicide Report

The National Institutes of Health is accepting comments on its Advancing Research to Prevent Youth Suicide draft report until May 25, 2016. The report highlights directions for guiding the next decade youth suicide prevention research.

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Preventing Suicide in the Juvenile Justice System

On June 1, 2016 (2-3 ET), the ICRC-S will host a webinar titled Identifying and Preventing Suicide among At-risk Adolescents Involved in the Juvenile Justice System.

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VA/DOD Webinar on Peer Support in Suicide Prevention

On May 25, 2016 (2-3:30 p.m. ET) Veterans Administration and Department of Defense will present a webinar on The Power of One: The Role of Peer Support in Suicide Prevention. The event is accredited for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, certified rehabilitation counselors, healthcare executives, non-physician CME, case managers, speech pathologists, and medical coders.

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Mental Health First Aid Webinar

A webinar highlighting the evidence-based training program Mental Health First Aid will be presented on May 23, 2016 (3:30 ET-4:30 PM). Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The webinar is co-sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

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Legal and Liability Issues in Suicide Care Webinar

On May 17, 2016 (2:30 PM – 4 PM EDT), Zero Suicide will host a webinar exploring the legal and liability issues related to implementing systems-level changes designed to improve suicide care practices. Panelists will include Susan Stefan, Lanny Berman, and Skip Simpson, who also authored a Director’s Corner on this issue for the SPRC website.