News and Highlights

This section presents news and highlights from SPRC and the suicide prevention field. Use the filters on the left to find the following items:

  • Weekly Spark, SPRC’s online newsletter, containing brief news articles, research summaries, announcements, and funding opportunities. Subscribe to the Weekly Spark.
  • Director’s Corner, a monthly column by SPRC Director Jerry Reed and guest authors
  • From the Field, innovative activities being implemented in states, communities, healthcare organizations, and other settings

SPARK Talks—Short, Provocative, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Knowledgeable videos of leaders in the suicide prevention movement—are another source of information on current issues in the field.

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Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
This webinar is the first in the ICRC-S 2017 series exploring critical issues in suicide prevention research and practice. Sally Curtin, coauthor of...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
A study in Japan used online search-related advertisements to identify people at risk for suicide and offer them email consultations to assess their...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
ScienceDaily A recent analysis of national emergency department data found that rates and patterns of non-fatal suicide attempts in the U.S. did not...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
Billings Gazette Mental health officials in Montana have recommended that health care providers screen patients for depression and suicide risk. In...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
NPR Seeking to address India’s behavioral health care shortage, a nonprofit organization is training members of the community in mental health...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will convene its 13th Annual Prevention Day in conjunction with the Community...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2017
The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is hosting a webinar on National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) membership...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
This ICRC-S Community of Practice webinar will focus on how to develop and sustain research collaborations for suicide prevention and describe...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) first-year college students have a higher risk of suicide than their heterosexual peers, according to the findings...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health News Firearm stakeholders and public health practitioners across the country are collaborating on efforts...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
Military Times In an effort to improve its capacity to serve veterans and service members who are suicidal, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
ScienceDaily According to a recently published randomized controlled trial, a mental health intervention delivered by lay health workers may have...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
SPRC, located within the Center for the Study and Prevention of Injury, Violence and Suicide at EDC, has an opening for a full-time Manager of Health...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2017
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its Faith Communities Task Force are hosting a webinar on the role of faith...