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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Director's Corner
April 16, 2021
SPRC directors discuss the links between child abuse and suicide.
Weekly Spark
April 16, 2021
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) Faith Communities Task Force is hosting a National Weekend of Prayer for Faith...
Weekly Spark
April 16, 2021
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is hosting a webinar that will highlight a recent report on the state of state, territorial, and...
Weekly Spark
March 26, 2021
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the importance of building state infrastructure for effective...
Weekly Spark
March 26, 2021
SPRC proudly announces the release of a new state suicide prevention infrastructure success story. New Hampshire’s State Plan Implementation Approach...
Weekly Spark
March 26, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), in collaboration with the National Action...
Weekly Spark
March 26, 2021
Education Development Center (EDC) has launched a Care Transitions Podcast Series. It showcases the insights of health care and lived experience...
From the Field
February 18, 2021
This success story describes how the New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council’s subcommittee structure helps focus the implementation of the state’s suicide prevention plan in order to achieve multiple goals.
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...