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
July 19, 2019
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Engaging People with Lived Experience: A Toolkit for Organizations. This online toolkit is designed to...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
SPRC is hosting a webinar on addressing serious mental illness and suicide in health and behavioral health care settings. This webinar will provide...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
Providing a semester-long course in suicidology as part of an undergraduate liberal arts education may help expand knowledge related to suicide,...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
United Press International Recent findings suggest long-term care facilities may be key settings for suicide prevention. Researchers used a computer...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
Journal-Advocate Starting this fall, Colorado high school coaches must receive training in student mental health. The Colorado High School Activities...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
The Region V Public Health Training Center (RVPHTC) has released a free webinar training featuring SPRC Director Elly Stout. It discusses suicide...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released volume five of its national Behavioral Health Barometer. Using...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Building Life Skills, Connectedness, and...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar that will explore systems approaches and social connectedness...
Director's Corner
July 12, 2019
This guest Director's Corner discusses faith communities as suicide prevention partners.
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
NBC News National rates of suicide, alcohol, and drug overdose deaths are at an all-time high. That is according to a recent report from the...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
Poynter In April, dozens of Oregon news outlets collaborated on an in-depth series about suicide. Called “Breaking the Silence,” the series produced...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released a...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released 2017 data on the 10 leading causes of...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has released a webinar recording and transcript that explain how nurses can use the Ask Suicide-...