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 29, 2018
A national study found that Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander (NHPI), American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), and multiracial adolescents...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The New York Times Mental health experts have tips for helping loved ones struggling with severe depression. They recommend showing up, listening,...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
CBS 8 San Diego County has announced that it will expand its suicide prevention efforts. Based on data from community surveys and focus groups, the...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
NPR Following Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is working to address its increased rates of suicide and mental health issues. The nonprofit disaster...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This full-time position will serve on the Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives team in Waltham, Mass., or Washington, D.C.
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and SPRC is now available online. It is the first in a two-...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
This webinar from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is now available online. It explores the relationship between...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention has released podcast interviews with lived experience...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) has released materials for World Suicide Prevention Day, including a brochure and toolkit...
Weekly Spark
June 29, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Indian Education (OIE) is accepting applications for the Indian Education Discretionary Grants...
Weekly Spark
June 22, 2018
Our new seven-minute video describes the PSS-3, a tool developed by the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Weekly Spark
June 22, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a report on its most recent analysis of veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the...
Weekly Spark
June 22, 2018
A systematic review of the literature on railway suicides and trespassing accidents found that despite more than 35 years of research, there is still...
Weekly Spark
June 22, 2018
Health National data suggest that the suicide rate is rising faster among women than men. A recent report from the National Center for Health...
Weekly Spark
June 22, 2018
The Arctic Sounder A recent research article highlights the suicide prevention efforts of indigenous communities in Northwest Alaska. The region has...