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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From the Field
October 12, 2018
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of its latest Surveillance Success Story, which comes from the state of Tennessee. This story details how...
From the Field
November 17, 2017
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of its latest Surveillance Success Story, which comes from the state of California. This story details how...
From the Field
April 21, 2017
SPRC's latest Surveillance Success Story details how two Texas counties access and analyze data on suicide deaths and use that data to strengthen their prevention efforts.
From the Field
March 24, 2017
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of its latest Surveillance Success Story, which comes from the state of Montana. This story details how the...
From the Field
October 31, 2016
Following a suicide cluster, tribal leaders began collecting data that would help them better understand and prevent suicidal behavior on the reservation.
From the Field
June 24, 2016
The final webinar in the ICRC-S's fourth annual webinar series, Successful Collaborative Research for Suicide Prevention: What Works, will take place...
From the Field
June 08, 2016
The White Mountain Apache Tribe mandated reporting of suicidal behaviors, non-suicidal self-injury, and binge alcohol and drug use.
From the Field
March 03, 2016
This information sheet summarizes lessons learned by the Kentucky GLS grantee on how to use data to improve systems of care to prevent suicide.
From the Field
March 03, 2016
An analysis of data from the state behavioral health and vital statistics systems revealed gaps in that state’s ability to collect suicide data.
From the Field
March 03, 2016
Data from death certificates and public clinics and hospitals helped Ohio understand the patterns of service by people who died by suicide.