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
May 29, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an interview with Kim Torguson of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Stateline Data from crisis services offer clues to how Americans are coping with COVID-19. Compared to this time last year, the Disaster Distress...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Medical News Today Racial and ethnic minorities may be disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal data suggest people from diverse...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on tools and resources to help rural primary care...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) is hosting a webinar series on caring for people with mental...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) and Transforming Education (TransformEd) are hosting a webinar on supporting students’ social and emotional needs...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Twilio is offering $150,000 grants to organizations that operate crisis lines for people impacted by COVID-19. Watch their on-demand webinar and...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) is accepting applications for...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) is accepting applications for...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an article that offers tips to mental health professionals for treating suicidal patients during...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
The Lancet Psychiatry Experts recommend immediate action to prevent suicide during COVID-19. In a recent Lancet Psychiatry article, an international...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
Eater Philly A Philadelphia nonprofit is helping to support restaurant workers during COVID-19. Founded in 2015, Cooks Who Care promotes wellness in...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on culturally responsive coping...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network and Forefront Suicide Prevention (Forefront) are co-hosting a webinar on grief...
Weekly Spark
May 15, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) has published a resource about the...