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. Check out Prevention in Practice stories that highlight innovation in suicide prevention and Surveillance Success Stories, which focus on using data to inform suicide prevention efforts.
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Weekly Spark
June 21, 2019
K5 News Teens at a Seattle high school are working to prevent suicide among their peers. Made up of about 40 students, the Roosevelt High School...
Weekly Spark
June 21, 2019
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is seeking input on current clinical experience in the use of telehealth in emergency department...
Weekly Spark
June 21, 2019
The Trevor Project (Trevor) has released the National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health. The study surveyed more than 34,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual...
Weekly Spark
June 21, 2019
The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) recently released a guide for creating suicide prevention community coalitions. It outlines...
Weekly Spark
June 21, 2019
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) webinar on promoting connectedness through faith communities is now available...
Director's Corner
June 14, 2019
In this guest Director's Corner, Kristen Quinlan discusses how to use a variety of data sources for a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention.
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Spectrum A suicide prevention center for LGBT youth and families is opening a third location in Utah. Encircle offers counseling, wellness...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
CBS 3 Duluth A Minnesota program has received funding to expand its suicide prevention efforts. The Thrive Range program, which provides mental...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for a mental and substance use disorder practitioner...
Weekly Spark
June 14, 2019
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on the Together with Veterans Program. The program...
From the Field
June 08, 2019
This success story highlights an effort to foster life skills, connectedness, and resilience among Native American youth in northern Arizona schools.
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Integrating Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention in West Virginia. In this four-...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The Qasgiq Model is a strengths-based community intervention that uses Yup’ik Alaska Native indigenous knowledge to reduce youth risk for suicide and...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
The New York Times To help support a survivor of suicide loss, experts offer the following guidance. Be physically and emotionally present, and...
Weekly Spark
June 07, 2019
Detroit Free Press The Michigan Department of Corrections is taking steps to prevent suicide among its employees. In response to a series of suicides...