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
January 17, 2020
As you may have heard, the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018 required the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Substance Abuse and...
Weekly Spark
January 17, 2020
AAMCNEWS Increasing numbers of health care organizations are integrating suicide prevention into patient care. Hundreds of health care systems across...
Weekly Spark
January 17, 2020
KIVI BOISE In the past few years, the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (ISPH) has increased its outreach to help support those at risk. Now the...
Weekly Spark
January 17, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting grant applications to plan and develop infrastructure that...
Weekly Spark
January 17, 2020
The New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on suicidal behaviors in clinical populations at high...
From the Field
January 10, 2020
This success story outlines how the funds for Massachusetts suicide prevention efforts were initially raised, how suicide prevention became an annual state budget line item, and how suicide prevention efforts continue to be funded, managed, and evaluated.
From the Field
January 10, 2020
This success story summarizes the key role that the New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council and state plan play in developing and sustaining suicide prevention efforts in the state.
From the Field
January 10, 2020
This success story describes how New York state’s funding, interagency collaboration, and support of local coalitions enable the key suicide prevention players to receive the training and education they need to develop and implement suicide prevention efforts in local communities.
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
As students and teachers head back to school after the holiday break, help put suicide prevention on the agenda for the new calendar year by using...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
SPRC has released the second issue of its State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Update. The newsletter includes information on the latest content...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Suicide prediction modeling analyzes complex demographic and health data, sometimes from a variety of sources, to identify individuals at risk for...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Safety+Health New national guidelines aim to prevent suicide in the workplace. Developed for employers in all industries, the guidelines offer best...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
NPR A Colorado-based construction company has established a model for preventing suicide among employees. Following the suicide deaths of some of its...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an announcement about the Omni Awards recently awarded to SPRC for Counseling on Access to Lethal...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an article about preventing suicide on college campuses. It discusses meaningful actions colleges...