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
July 20, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released updated state-level data on veteran suicide and the National Strategy for Preventing...
Weekly Spark
July 20, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the winners of its Gun Safety Matters Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to...
Weekly Spark
July 20, 2018
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) is hosting a webinar on suicide...
Weekly Spark
July 20, 2018
SPRC’s recent webinar on substance use disorders in the Zero Suicide framework is now available online. It highlights innovative ways that health and...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
Presenters will highlight the Action Alliance’s Framework for Successful Messaging and provide an overview of collective messaging efforts for Suicide Prevention Month in September.
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar on the relationship between suicide and bullying. The...
Director's Corner
July 13, 2018
Amid all the news coverage about suicide in the past few weeks, you may have noticed a surprising new statistic from the CDC: more than half of...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
Education Week Prevention experts are helping to empower educators to address suicide in schools. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
Stars and Stripes Federal data on the average daily number of veteran suicide deaths includes active duty service members, not just veterans...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
Los Angeles Times The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is taking new measures to prevent suicide at the San Diego-Coronado Bridge...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure for emergency department providers on enhancing...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure for people who have received emergency department...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a brochure on caring for a family member after a suicide attempt...
Weekly Spark
July 13, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is holding its annual Recovery Month in September to increase awareness of...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar will highlight innovative ways health and behavioral health care organizations are caring for patients with substance use disorders at risk for overdose and suicide.