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 17, 2020
We are pleased to announce the release of the second edition of Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Guide for Funeral Directors. Developed by EDC...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
SPRC has released two new resources for COVID-19 pandemic crisis response: Supporting a Family Member Who Is a Health Care Worker and Supporting the...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
EDC has announced that it will build on its SPRC work through a new strategic partnership led by The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is hosting a webinar on care transitions and the role of connectedness in...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
American Heart Association News COVID-19 may add to the mental health challenges of LGBTQ young people. According to a recent report from The Trevor...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
Medical News Today Indigenous communities are being disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Data from the U.S. and Canada show Native...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has released a notice of an upcoming funding opportunity for research on brief interventions...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has released a notice of intent to publish a funding opportunity announcement for practice-based...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has released notices of intent for an upcoming planning grant and research project grant for service-...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The recent CAMS-care webinar on suicide and communities of color is now available online. It discusses research, policy, and clinical considerations...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has released Understanding Child Suicide: For Military Parents. The fact sheet includes...
Weekly Spark
July 17, 2020
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has published a study evaluating news shared on Facebook for adherence to the suicide...
Director's Corner
June 26, 2020
SPRC Director Elly Stout calls for increased equity and inclusion in the suicide prevention field.
Weekly Spark
June 26, 2020
SPRC is hosting a webinar on applying Zero Suicide in pediatric care settings. It will present two examples of how Zero Suicide has been adapted for...
Weekly Spark
June 26, 2020
Interpersonal strengths, like self-efficacy and spiritual well-being, have a protective influence on suicide-related outcomes for African American...