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
September 27, 2019
TIME The veterinary field is working to reduce suicide by addressing the unique factors that place veterinarians at risk. These factors include...
Weekly Spark
September 27, 2019
Kaiser Health News Mental health professionals are reaching out to gun owners to help prevent suicide in rural Utah. At the recent Vernal Gun &...
Weekly Spark
September 27, 2019
The South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar that will highlight SPRC’s State Suicide Prevention...
Weekly Spark
September 27, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added three new literature reviews to its “From Science to Practice” series, which helps clinicians...
Weekly Spark
September 27, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has published a Director’s Message on the links between opioid use, opioid use disorder, and suicide...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its Faith Communities Task Force have released Faith Leaders’ Guide to Self...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
The Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSIP) is a brief, patient-centered therapy that aims to reduce suicidal behavior among patients...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
INSIGHT Into Diversity Federal grants are helping colleges and universities expand their suicide prevention efforts. In 2018, the Substance Abuse and...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
DL-Online A collaborative effort is working to expand access to mental health and substance abuse supports in Becker County. Project Hope is run by a...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and Education Development Center (EDC) have launched a podcast series on preventing physician suicide. It...
Weekly Spark
September 20, 2019
Education Development Center (EDC) has released a new blog post from Senior Vice President for Practice Leadership Jerry Reed. It discusses the...
From the Field
September 17, 2019
In this five-minute story, Heather Spada describes an effort to create and implement an upstream prevention curriculum in elementary schools.
Director's Corner
September 13, 2019
This Director's Corner by SPRC Director Elly Stout and SPRC Manager of Special Initiatives Julie Ebin talks about how to build a stronger state suicide prevention infrastructure.
Weekly Spark
September 13, 2019
Indianapolis Recorder A faith-based program in Indianapolis is offering a safe space for people affected by suicide and mental health issues. Located...
Weekly Spark
September 13, 2019
SBS News Australia’s first suicide prevention advisor is calling for a culturally competent approach to addressing suicide. Christine Morgan is...