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
May 18, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a funding opportunity announcement for occupational safety and health research...
Weekly Spark
May 18, 2018
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a funding opportunity announcement for pilot and feasibility studies in preparation for drug and...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
This webinar from SAMHSA's Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and SPRC will explore the connections between opioid abuse, overdose, and suicide.
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
HealthDay News Many opioid overdose deaths may actually be suicides, according to the authors of a recent New England Journal of Medicine article...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
Pioneer Press The St. Paul Police Department has launched a new unit to help support people with mental health issues. The mental health unit aims to...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
MTN News A medical group in Montana will provide trigger locks to young patients and their families. Bozeman Health Pediatrics is partnering with the...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program. The...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched enrollment for the All of Us research program. The program aims to build a large, diverse...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The Resilience Consortium is accepting proposals for its inaugural Symposium on Academic Resilience in Higher Education. The symposium will provide...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
Mothers who have had a child taken into custody by Canada’s child protection services (CPS) are at increased risk for suicide attempts and deaths...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
Federal News Radio Preliminary data suggest that a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suicide prevention program may be having some success. The...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Voice of America Researchers have developed a culturally based tool for promoting mental health and preventing suicide among Alaska Native youth...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
EurekAlert! According to a recent study, youth victims of cyberbullying are at increased risk for self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Researchers...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is hosting a webinar on firearms safety among...