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
November 22, 2019
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) Care Transitions Advisory Group has released Best Practices in Care Transitions...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
A new report has found widening disparities in network use and provider reimbursement for addiction and mental health compared to physical health...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
A recent study found that high school students who report carrying a weapon on school property may be at increased risk for suicidal behaviors. This...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
PBS NewsHour While the child psychiatry profession has grown, many children still lack access to mental health care. A new study looked at national...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
NBC News New York City police officers will have free access to mental health care, including counseling and medication. To address recent suicide...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on the estimated proportion of adult health problems attributable to...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
Vibrant Emotional Health is accepting nominations for membership to the three national advisory committees of the National Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
The University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (UR-CSPS) is accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellowships...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
SPRC is excited to announce the release of a new video series, Transforming Tribal Communities: Indigenous Perspectives on Suicide Prevention. This...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
This report summarizes findings and recommendations from SPRC’s exploration of suicide surveillance among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN)...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
This success story describes how Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) partnered with northern Arizona schools to implement Coping and...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
A community-based intervention that promotes culturally generated reasons for life and sobriety may be a useful tool to protect Alaska Native youth...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
HuffPost Native Americans are at higher risk for suicide than the general population, but suicide rates vary widely across tribal communities. That...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
Check out a cultural adaptation of the Zero Suicide Toolkit for health systems serving Native American communities, recently released by Zero Suicide...
Weekly Spark
November 15, 2019
Use this resource to measure and assess whether your community is ready to implement prevention programming, including leadership involvement and...