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 leadership and guest authors.
  • From the Field, innovative activities being implemented in states, communities, healthcare organizations, and other settings. 
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Weekly Spark
January 27, 2023
SPRC’s new Best Practices Registry (BPR) is seeking applications for programs and interventions that incorporate expert consensus, best practices,...
Weekly Spark
January 27, 2023
The New York Times Experts are working to tailor mental health supports for men. Compared to women, men are more likely to die by suicide, drug...
Weekly Spark
January 27, 2023
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has published a notice of special interest in priority research on crisis response services. NIH is open to...
Weekly Spark
January 27, 2023
The Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Abt Associates...
Weekly Spark
January 27, 2023
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a funding opportunity for community programs that provide...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2023
Psychiatric Times Personal stories about managing suicidal thoughts may help others who are struggling, a recent study found. The study was designed...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2023
Education Development Center (EDC)’s Community-Led Suicide Prevention has released new materials to help you spread the word about the project, as...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2023
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a guide to help behavioral health and housing providers engage...
Weekly Spark
January 20, 2023
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a webinar to discuss its recent funding opportunity announcement for research on community-level...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
Education Development Center (EDC) has released Suicide Care Insights: Stories & Tips for Your Implementation. This mixed media resource presents...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
STAT Homicide is the leading cause of death in pregnancy and just after giving birth, and suicide rates in this period are rising, research suggests...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released reports and detailed tables from the 2021 National Survey on Drug...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $245 million in Bipartisan Safer Communities Act funding to support youth...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a funding opportunity announcement for research on community-level interventions for firearms...
Weekly Spark
January 13, 2023
The Clinical Gerontologist is accepting papers for a special section on lethal means safety in older adults, with a particular interest in lethal...