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
July 21, 2017
A recent study found that part-time college students, high school students, and young people ages 18 to 25 not enrolled in school were more likely to...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
Rural Health Information Hub A public health campaign in Michigan is using an online mental health intervention to help prevent suicide among working...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
International Railway Journal One in six British railway staff has received training in suicide prevention, according to the Samaritans organization...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
The Washington Times A recent study found that patients are at increased risk of suicide following discharge from inpatient psychiatric facilities...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry has published a report of the International Society for Central Nervous System Clinical Trials and Methodology (...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
Kognito is hosting a webinar on the role of school communities after a suicide. Presenters include Richard Lieberman, lecturer in the Graduate School...
Weekly Spark
July 21, 2017
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) webinar on developing successful and positive suicide prevention messaging for...
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting this webinar, which will be held on July 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET.
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
A study of universal suicide screening in emergency departments (EDs) found that the proportion of patients actually screened began to decline at age...
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
HuffPost In a recent interview, representatives from Crisis Text Line and The Trevor Project discussed ways to address the mental health needs of...
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
Care for Your Mind A statewide education campaign is seeking to reduce suicide among middle-aged men in Massachusetts. Developed by the state...
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
CBC News The Nunavut territory in northern Canada has announced a $35 million, five-year suicide prevention plan that will focus on community efforts...
Weekly Spark
July 14, 2017
EDC's U.S. Division has an opening for the Director (Managing Project Director) of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) within the Injury, Violence and Suicide Prevention Portfolio.
Director's Corner
July 07, 2017
Colleen Carr and Jerry Reed ask you to use September to spread the word about simple actions that can prevent suicide and save lives.
Weekly Spark
July 07, 2017
Medical Xpress According to a recent study, certain physical health conditions may be associated with an increased risk of suicide. Researchers...