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WALTHAM, MA | Jan 15, 2013
American Journal of Public Health Cover

EDC/SPRC recommends that communications about U.S. military and veteran suicides focus more on solutions and prevention and less on statistics, tragic stories of hopelessness, and system failures, which have been much more prevalent. This and other EDC/SPRC recommendations appear in a commentary published in the January issue of American Journal of Public Health.

The authors make... read more

WASHINGTON, D.C | Sep 10, 2012
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Today, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), along with Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, and the US Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, launched a revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) that will save lives by guiding suicide prevention activities for years to come. The revised strategy emphasizes the role every... read more

Waltham, MA | Jun 1, 2012
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EDC Vice President Jerry Reed has received the 2012 Public Service Award from the Society for Prevention Research (SPR), which bestows the award in recognition of extensive and effective advocacy for prevention science and research-based programs. Reed was presented with the award at SPR’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

The award acknowledges Reed for his decades of work in violence... read more

Waltham, MA | Mar 5, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2012
Contact: Leigh Powers
1 (617) 618-2720
info@sprc.org

The newly redesigned website of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) goes live today at www.sprc.org. This improved version of SPRC’s website makes SPRC services more... read more

Dec 14, 2011

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline collaborate with Facebook to help those in crisis

Facebook announced a new service that harnesses the power of social networking and crisis support to help prevent suicides across the nation and Canada. The new service enables Facebook users to report a suicidal comment... read more