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
February 22, 2019
SPRC is pleased to release the Zero Suicide Outcome Stories, a new series that highlights efforts to implement and measure the impact of the Zero...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
Past-year abuse of prescription benzodiazepine or opioid medication is associated with suicidal ideation among older U.S. adults, according to a...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
MilitaryTimes The U.S. Marine Corps is working to address its increased suicide rates. Starting this year, the Corps will participate in a study...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
K5 News Lawyers in Washington State are learning about suicide prevention. To help address suicide risk in the legal profession, the Washington State...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) has published a blog post by SPRC Director Elly Stout. The post describes five reasons to take...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research & Development Service (HSR&D) is hosting a webinar on the Coping Long-Term...
Weekly Spark
February 22, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention has released a new podcast interview with Michael Anestis,...
Director's Corner
February 15, 2019
In this guest Director's Corner, Adam Swanson discusses the importance of involving people with lived experience in prevention efforts. (Photo courtesy of the National Council for Behavioral Health)
Weekly Spark
February 15, 2019
Redding Record Searchlight A mobile mental health service is now available in Shasta County, California. Staffed by a mental health counselor and a...
Weekly Spark
February 15, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD...
Weekly Spark
February 15, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is accepting applications for grants to support new investigators in cross-cutting violence and...
Weekly Spark
February 08, 2019
SPRC is excited to announce the release of a new video series on strategic communication planning for suicide prevention. This series includes five-...
Weekly Spark
February 08, 2019
NBC News According to national data, 35 percent of transgender high school students have attempted suicide in the past year. The Centers for Disease...
Weekly Spark
February 08, 2019
Tufts Now Tufts University is expanding its efforts to address student mental health. The university is joining JED Campus, a program that helps...