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
February 17, 2017
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of an expert presentation, Patients at Risk of Suicide: What Emergency Departments Need to Know, which we...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar on poisoning and self-injury mortality. It will be led by...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
The authors of a state-by-state analysis “found a strong relationship between state-level firearm ownership and firearm suicide rates among both...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
HealthCanal A recent study found that crisis response planning was more effective at reducing suicide attempts among high-risk active duty soldiers...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
Steamboat Today A mental health care provider in western Colorado has adopted the Zero Suicide Initiative. Mind Springs Health has joined state and...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
Construction Dive Construction companies in the UK are collaborating on a new initiative to reduce suicide among workers. The Mates in Mind program,...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
Beacon Health Options (Beacon) has released a white paper titled We Need to Talk about Suicide. The paper provides an overview of evidence-based...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
The Pennsylvania Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative (PAYSPI) will hold its second annual Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition (HESPC)...
Weekly Spark
February 17, 2017
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is accepting submissions for the Paul G. Quinnett Lived Experience Writing Contest, which is sponsored...
Weekly Spark
February 10, 2017
An analysis of data from the 2010 Minnesota Student Survey developed risk profiles for four groups of students in the 9th and 12th grades based on...
Weekly Spark
February 10, 2017
Proto Magazine A rise in suicide rates among middle-aged Americans has prompted researchers to investigate factors that may account for the increase...
Weekly Spark
February 10, 2017
NBC 5 Chicago Mental health crisis intervention training is being rolled out to Chicago’s first responders, including members of the police and fire...
Weekly Spark
February 10, 2017
Nursing Times A university in England has announced that it will offer training in mental health first aid to all of its students in the health...
Weekly Spark
February 10, 2017
The Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) is currently accepting letters of intent for clinical/non-clinical studies and secondary analyses of...