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
April 12, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has announced the availability of administrative supplements for NIMH grants to expand suicide...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has published two articles on suicide contagion and clusters in its latest newsletter. Part...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) recently held an international law enforcement suicide...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released “From Science to Practice,” a series of literature reviews designed to help clinicians put...
Weekly Spark
April 12, 2019
The Jed Foundation (JED) and The Steve Fund (TSF) have released the Equity in Mental Health Framework Toolkit. The toolkit aims to help colleges and...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
NBC News People who have experienced trauma often need long-term support to recover, say experts. Traumatic events, such as mass shootings, can have...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
NBC29 Virginia’s mental health clinics now offer walk-in evaluations. The state’s 40 clinics provide government-funded behavioral health and...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
BBC Future In many countries around the world, men are more likely to die by suicide than women. Increased suicide risk among men is linked to...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released National Suicide Prevention Strategies: Progress, Examples, and Indicators. The document outlines...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has posted a “Science Update” with guidance on how to help prevent suicide. It includes the warning...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) has launched a new webpage on...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on suicide among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The report used 2003...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released QuickStats on injury death rates among youth ages 15 to 19 by intent. Between 1999...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention has released a new podcast interview on the...
Weekly Spark
April 05, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention and the American Association of Suicidology (AAS)...