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. Check out Prevention in Practice stories that highlight innovation in suicide prevention and Surveillance Success Stories, which focus on using data to inform suicide prevention efforts.
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Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
United Way News Young adults in Carroll County recently received training in substance abuse and suicide prevention. Ages 18 to 25, participants...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
CNN A new report calls on governments and health care providers to address the physical health needs of people with mental illness. Compared to the...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a request for information for the national research strategy for the President's Roadmap to...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published a blog post on increasing suicide rates among African American...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
In collaboration with SPRC, the Great Lakes Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network is hosting a webinar series on the intersection of...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
The Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on trauma-informed systems leadership. It will discuss...
Weekly Spark
July 26, 2019
The Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on youth suicide. It will discuss suicide...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Engaging People with Lived Experience: A Toolkit for Organizations. This online toolkit is designed to...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
SPRC is hosting a webinar on addressing serious mental illness and suicide in health and behavioral health care settings. This webinar will provide...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
Providing a semester-long course in suicidology as part of an undergraduate liberal arts education may help expand knowledge related to suicide,...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
United Press International Recent findings suggest long-term care facilities may be key settings for suicide prevention. Researchers used a computer...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
Journal-Advocate Starting this fall, Colorado high school coaches must receive training in student mental health. The Colorado High School Activities...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
The Region V Public Health Training Center (RVPHTC) has released a free webinar training featuring SPRC Director Elly Stout. It discusses suicide...
Weekly Spark
July 19, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released volume five of its national Behavioral Health Barometer. Using...
Weekly Spark
July 12, 2019
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Building Life Skills, Connectedness, and...