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 13, 2018
Los Angeles Times The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is taking new measures to prevent suicide at the San Diego-Coronado Bridge...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure for emergency department providers on enhancing...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure for people who have received emergency department...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure on caring for a family member after a suicide attempt...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is holding its annual Recovery Month in September to increase awareness of...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar will highlight innovative ways health and behavioral health care organizations are caring for patients with substance use disorders at risk for overdose and suicide.
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
A national study found that Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander (NHPI), American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), and multiracial adolescents...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The New York Times Mental health experts have tips for helping loved ones struggling with severe depression. They recommend showing up, listening,...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
CBS 8 San Diego County has announced that it will expand its suicide prevention efforts. Based on data from community surveys and focus groups, the...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
NPR Following Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is working to address its increased rates of suicide and mental health issues. The nonprofit disaster...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This full-time position will serve on the Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives team in Waltham, Mass., or Washington, D.C.
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and SPRC is now available online. It is the first in a two-...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is now available online. It explores the relationship between...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention has released podcast interviews with lived experience...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) has released materials for World Suicide Prevention Day, including a brochure and toolkit...