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 Elly Stout and guest authors
  • From the Field, innovative activities being implemented in states, communities, healthcare organizations, and other settings
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Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Care Transitions at New Hampshire Hospital. This success story details how the...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its Faith Communities Task Force have released Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar on promoting connectedness in American Indian and Alaska...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
A recent pilot study found that using peer support specialists to engage patients at high risk for suicide may be a feasible and acceptable way of...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
Stateline Addiction treatment programs will soon be required to provide standard suicide care to patients. Evidence suggests that the country’s...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
The Daily Item School districts in Pennsylvania’s Central Susquehanna Valley are grappling with how to safely memorialize students who die by suicide...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
SPRC has an opening for a full-time senior tribal prevention specialist to provide capacity-building consultation and support to state, tribal, and...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research & Development Service (HSR&D) is hosting a webinar on the connections...
Weekly Spark
April 19, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members who were...
Director's Corner
April 12, 2019
SPRC Director Elly Stout discusses how the suicide prevention field can help support survivors of traumatic events.
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
CNN According to national data, 1 in 4 teen girls and 1 in 10 teen boys in the Latino community has had suicidal thoughts. Talking about suicide is a...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
Psychiatric News In a UK study, most teens who experienced suicidal thoughts or self-harm at age 16 did not go on to attempt suicide by age 21. Among...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Provider’s Clinical Support System –...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network has released a...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
Education Development Center (EDC) and Zero Suicide International (ZSI) have released the International Declaration for Zero Suicide Health Care. The...