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
January 10, 2020
As students and teachers head back to school after the holiday break, help put suicide prevention on the agenda for the new calendar year by using...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
SPRC has released the second issue of its State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Update. The newsletter includes information on the latest content...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Suicide prediction modeling analyzes complex demographic and health data, sometimes from a variety of sources, to identify individuals at risk for...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Safety+Health New national guidelines aim to prevent suicide in the workplace. Developed for employers in all industries, the guidelines offer best...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
NPR A Colorado-based construction company has established a model for preventing suicide among employees. Following the suicide deaths of some of its...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an announcement about the Omni Awards recently awarded to SPRC for Counseling on Access to Lethal...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an article about preventing suicide on college campuses. It discusses meaningful actions colleges...
Weekly Spark
January 10, 2020
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added two new literature reviews to its “From Science to Practice” series, which helps clinicians...
Weekly Spark
January 03, 2020
In 2019, SPRC was grateful to provide critical support for suicide prevention efforts across the country. Throughout the year, we continued to roll...
Director's Corner
January 03, 2020
About Us: Lived Experience as Lived Expertise The Suicide and Opioid Link: Translating Knowledge into Action Faith Communities as Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
January 03, 2020
Brief Caring Text Messages for Suicide Prevention among Military Personnel—JAMA Psychiatry How Social Networks May Increase Risk after Exposure to...
Weekly Spark
January 03, 2020
FCC Votes to Set up Three-Digit Suicide Hotline Number like 911—PBS NewsHour Traditional Masculinity Can Hurt Boys, Say New APA Guidelines—The New...
Weekly Spark
January 03, 2020
INDIANA: MHA to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training to Baristas, Bartenders, Hairdressers—Kokomo Perspective OREGON: The Connection between...
Weekly Spark
January 03, 2020
NIGERIA: HAPPINESS Project Increases Access to Mental Health Treatment in Nigeria—YaleNews INTERNATIONAL: Why People with Mental Illness May Face...
Weekly Spark
December 20, 2019
SPRC is pleased to release the latest round of Zero Suicide Outcome Stories, which highlight efforts to implement and measure the impact of the Zero...