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
April 03, 2020
Looking for information on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19? Check out our compilation of resources for the general public,...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
Military Times A unique program is connecting new veterans with support. Run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Solid Start program...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
HuffPost The stress and uncertainty of the coronavirus could pose long-term challenges, especially for those with mental health conditions. That is...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
The Hill Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, crisis services are experiencing increased demand. Samaritans of Boston has reported 100 more...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network is hosting a two-part webinar series on changing the conversation about...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a funding opportunity for the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive...
Weekly Spark
April 03, 2020
The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is accepting submissions for a special issue on "Novel Approaches to Suicide...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
SPRC has released a new issue of its State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Update. The newsletter features the latest content related to state...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
Psychiatric Times The combination of ways in which COVID-19 is uniquely impacting college and university students is leading to greater stress and...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
Vox Stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus pandemic is vastly increasing the use of digital mental health tools, including telemental health,...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
Marin Independent Journal Marin county’s first suicide prevention strategic plan is bringing together schools, hospitals, government agencies, and...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
PBS News Hour A successful program for helping students re-enter school after absences for mental health care has been implemented in 137...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) is accepting submissions for its Award for Excellence in Reporting on Suicide. The award recognizes...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
The Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network is hosting a webinar on adapting prevention interventions to better serve...
Weekly Spark
March 27, 2020
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) are hosting a six-part webinar...