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
May 11, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program. The...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched enrollment for the All of Us research program. The program aims to build a large, diverse...
Weekly Spark
May 11, 2018
The Resilience Consortium is accepting proposals for its inaugural Symposium on Academic Resilience in Higher Education. The symposium will provide...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
Mothers who have had a child taken into custody by Canada’s child protection services (CPS) are at increased risk for suicide attempts and deaths...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
Federal News Radio Preliminary data suggest that a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suicide prevention program may be having some success. The...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Voice of America Researchers have developed a culturally based tool for promoting mental health and preventing suicide among Alaska Native youth...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
EurekAlert! According to a recent study, youth victims of cyberbullying are at increased risk for self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Researchers...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is hosting a webinar on firearms safety among...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 10. The theme...
Weekly Spark
May 04, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a blog post highlighting new...
Weekly Spark
April 27, 2018
The role of school connectedness in protecting youth from suicidal thoughts and behaviors is well-documented, but research on this topic is limited...
Weekly Spark
April 27, 2018
USA Today Findings from a recent study suggest that police officers and firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty...
Weekly Spark
April 27, 2018
The Courier Iowa has enacted two new laws that aim to address mental health issues and suicide across the state. House File 2456 expands mental...
Weekly Spark
April 27, 2018
Great Falls Tribune A high school basketball team from Montana’s Flathead Reservation has brought the issue of suicide prevention to the national...