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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Director's Corner
September 11, 2020
Read about the new team that will lead SPRC.
Director's Corner
August 28, 2020
Guest experts share guidance on preventing suicide in school communities during COVID-19.
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
USA Today As many schools start the year remotely, some are making social and emotional learning a priority. Adjusting to online school is only one...
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
The New York Times As the school year starts, experts encourage parents to pay close attention to their kids’ mental health. Children may experience...
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
The Washington Post College and university counseling centers are preparing to offer students extra mental health support this fall. In the past...
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement highlighting 2019 data from the...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
Looking for ways to observe Suicide Prevention Month? This two-page resource offers information to help anyone, anywhere get involved. In September,...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
SPRC is excited to announce the release of a new video in our series Transforming Tribal Communities: Indigenous Perspectives on Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Education Development Center (EDC), and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
NBC News A recent report highlights a critical need for increased efforts to support LGBTQ youth mental health. The report contains findings from The...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
TODAY African Americans are as likely to experience mental illness as other Americans but more likely to get poor or no treatment. Black women are...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on mental health, substance use, and suicidal ideation during the COVID-19...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released a data brief on urban-rural...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is accepting applications for research centers to support integrated programs of high-impact, practice...
Weekly Spark
August 21, 2020
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) has launched an information hub on adverse childhood experiences in Indian Country.