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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Director's Corner
June 14, 2019
In this guest Director's Corner, Kristen Quinlan discusses how to use a variety of data sources for a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention.
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Spectrum A suicide prevention center for LGBT youth and families is opening a third location in Utah. Encircle offers counseling, wellness...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
CBS 3 Duluth A Minnesota program has received funding to expand its suicide prevention efforts. The Thrive Range program, which provides mental...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for a mental and substance use disorder practitioner...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on the Together with Veterans Program. The program...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Integrating Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention in West Virginia. In this four-...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The Qasgiq Model is a strengths-based community intervention that uses Yup’ik Alaska Native indigenous knowledge to reduce youth risk for suicide and...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The New York Times To help support a survivor of suicide loss, experts offer the following guidance. Be physically and emotionally present, and...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
Detroit Free Press The Michigan Department of Corrections is taking steps to prevent suicide among its employees. In response to a series of suicides...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is hosting a webinar on the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model request for...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and its Crisis Now partners recently launched the #CrisisTalk website as...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) has released best practices to help medical examiners and coroners talk with families and members of the...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a community-based program to prevent veteran suicide within the VA Midwest Health Care...
From the Field
June 03, 2019
This four-minute audio story highlights a statewide initiative to integrate West Virginia’s substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts.
Weekly Spark
May 31, 2019
Our Campus Virtual Learning Lab: Prevention Planning Module has earned two bronze Omni Awards!