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
March 08, 2019
Providence Journal The University of Rhode Island (URI) aims to expand its suicide prevention efforts. The university recently joined JED Campus, a...
Weekly Spark
March 08, 2019
Medical Xpress Cannabis use in teens may increase depression and suicide risk in early adulthood. That is according to a systematic review and meta-...
Weekly Spark
March 08, 2019
EDC’s Zero Suicide Institute has full-time openings for a manager and a clinical lead based in Waltham, Mass.; Washington, D.C.; or a remote home...
Weekly Spark
March 08, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched a website for the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC)...
Weekly Spark
March 08, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched a website for the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC...
Weekly Spark
March 08, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published a blog post that describes its efforts to provide mental health care to transitioning...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
Chicago Tribune A recent study found that veterinarians, especially females, are at higher risk for suicide than the general population. Factors...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
KMUW A Kansas task force has released recommendations to prevent youth suicide. The Kansas attorney general and Tower Mental Health Foundation...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
NPR A Sacramento chef is working to prevent suicide in the restaurant industry. Patrick Mulvaney is collaborating with Kaiser Permanente, WellSpace...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
Education Development Center (EDC) has released an article about SPRC’s updated and redesigned Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) course. It...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) webinar on promoting connectedness among youth through social networks is now...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM) has published research on suicide deaths among lesbian and gay male individuals between 2003 and...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) has released Suicide and Social Media: A Tipsheet for Parents and Providers. Developed with physicians...
Weekly Spark
March 01, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Global Mental Health Research and Grand Challenges Canada will co-convene the 10th...
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...