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 Jerry Reed and guest authors
  • From the Field, innovative activities being implemented in states, communities, healthcare organizations, and other settings

SPARK Talks—Short, Provocative, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Knowledgeable videos of leaders in the suicide prevention movement—are another source of information on current issues in the field.

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Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar on its fourth Research Training Institute, which will take...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
An analysis of data from eight health care systems confirmed that many physical health conditions are associated with risk of suicide death. A...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
NPR Until recently, the experiences of sibling suicide loss survivors have been poorly understood. Research shows that individuals who have lost a...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
Palo Alto Online California has passed a law that will require all psychologists to receive standardized training in suicide prevention. Starting in...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
Casper Star Tribune A community art center in Wyoming recently offered a series of free art sessions for people affected by suicide and mental health...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is hosting a webinar on suicide prevention...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released a statement to reporters on the important role of the media in...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) is accepting applications for 2018 to 2019...
Weekly Spark
September 15, 2017
I am pleased to share with you that Elly Stout will be taking on the role of SPRC director starting September 24, 2017. Elly has served in a...
Weekly Spark
September 08, 2017
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is pleased to announce the release of its new video, How Emergency Departments Can Help Prevent Suicide...
Director's Corner
September 08, 2017
Jerry Reed asks faith communities to join us to help prevent suicide during the National Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life (September 8-10, 2017).
Weekly Spark
September 08, 2017
Money-ish In a 2017 American Psychological Association (APA) survey, 18 percent of American workers reported that mental health issues made...
Weekly Spark
September 08, 2017
Politico While many Americans who need behavioral health care are not receiving it, a health care provider serving Native Alaskans has successfully...
Weekly Spark
September 08, 2017
Los Angeles Times The Glendale Unified school district has adopted a suicide prevention policy requiring all secondary teachers to receive training...
Weekly Spark
September 08, 2017
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