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
December 06, 2019
The New York Times Efforts are underway to understand and address suicide among military service members and veterans. Experts agree that rising...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
On the Pulse Seattle Children’s Hospital is implementing a Zero Suicide initiative to prevent youth suicide. Using a five-question tool, the hospital...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
The American Society on Aging (ASA) has published a newsletter article by Jerry Reed, Education Development Center (EDC) senior vice president for...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
In this archived webinar, presenters from SPRC, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and NAMI New Hampshire (NAMI NH) explore SPRC’...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) and the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) are hosting a webinar on the Rural...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) has released an issue guide on the rural response to farmer mental health and suicide prevention. It...
Weekly Spark
December 06, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications for research grants to study the prevention of adverse childhood...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) Care Transitions Advisory Group has released Best Practices in Care Transitions...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
A new report has found widening disparities in network use and provider reimbursement for addiction and mental health compared to physical health...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
A recent study found that high school students who report carrying a weapon on school property may be at increased risk for suicidal behaviors. This...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
PBS NewsHour While the child psychiatry profession has grown, many children still lack access to mental health care. A new study looked at national...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
NBC News New York City police officers will have free access to mental health care, including counseling and medication. To address recent suicide...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on the estimated proportion of adult health problems attributable to...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
Vibrant Emotional Health is accepting nominations for membership to the three national advisory committees of the National Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
November 22, 2019
The University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (UR-CSPS) is accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellowships...