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
January 22, 2021
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its partners have released a statement in response to new mortality data...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
A recent study found an association between participation in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and suicide risk. While other...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
Kaiser Health News As COVID-19 and racial inequity take a toll on Black communities, faith organizations are playing a key role in promoting mental...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
NPR A recent survey found most Americans know suicide is preventable and would like to be able to help a person at risk. But it can be hard to know...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released Treatment for Suicidal Ideation, Self-Harm, and Suicide Attempts...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention (NCFRP) has released Suicide Best Practices with guidance to support child death review teams...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
The University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (UR-CSPS) is accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellowships...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has archived recordings of its recent virtual workshop on social disconnection and late-life suicide...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
United Suicide Survivors International (US) and Sally Spencer-Thomas have launched a website to prevent suicide in the global construction industry...
Weekly Spark
January 22, 2021
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has released a Military and Veteran Families Fact Sheet Series. It includes fact sheets on child...
Weekly Spark
January 08, 2021
In a year of multiple public health challenges, SPRC provided critical support for suicide prevention efforts across the country. We increased our...
Director's Corner
January 08, 2021
Black Lives Matter in Suicide Prevention Suicide Prevention in Schools: Strategies for COVID-19 A New Partnership for Suicide Prevention End-of-Year...
Weekly Spark
January 08, 2021
Suicide Attempts and Eating Disorders—BMC Medicine Suicide Rates by Industry and Occupation—Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Suicide Resilience...
Weekly Spark
January 08, 2021
Social Distancing Prevents Infections, But It Can Have Unintended Consequences—Science Magazine I'm Worried about the Psychological Toll on Health...
Weekly Spark
January 08, 2021
UTAH: Utah Becomes Latest State to Ban Discredited LGBTQ “Conversion Therapy”—NPR WASHINGTON: Mental Health Experts Race to Help Children Cope with...