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
June 19, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an article about Oklahoma’s Zero Suicide initiative. It describes how the state’s work with the Zero...
Weekly Spark
June 19, 2020
The Safe States Alliance (Safe States) has released the issue brief NVDRS Following Nationwide Implementation: A Review of the History, Successes,...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
SPRC is pleased to release State Suicide Prevention Plans and Leadership Guidance. State suicide prevention plans have emerged as a key tool in...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
The Children's Safety Now Alliance has released the white paper Framework for Quality Improvement and Innovation in Child Safety: A Guide to...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
Time Magazine A recent piece in Time Magazine argues the COVID-19 pandemic may ultimately produce positive changes in mental health care. Author...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
NBC News Acceptance by friends may help reduce suicide attempts among Asian Pacific Islander (API) LGBTQ youth. That is according to new research...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
The National American Indian & Alaska Native Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network is hosting a series of listening sessions to...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
The Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a series of one-hour calls to help mental health...
Weekly Spark
June 05, 2020
The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on culturally competent strategies...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Education Development Center (EDC) has published an interview with Kim Torguson of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Stateline Data from crisis services offer clues to how Americans are coping with COVID-19. Compared to this time last year, the Disaster Distress...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
Medical News Today Racial and ethnic minorities may be disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal data suggest people from diverse...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) is hosting a webinar series on caring for people with mental...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) is accepting applications for...
Weekly Spark
May 29, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) is accepting applications for...