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
July 22, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) is seeking applications for...
Weekly Spark
July 15, 2022
SPRC is pleased to launch a selection of resources that can help state, tribal, and territorial organizations and their partners implement the 988...
Weekly Spark
July 15, 2022
Join us for a webinar to learn about the implementation of best practices in care transitions from inpatient psychiatric to outpatient behavioral...
Weekly Spark
July 15, 2022
The HPHR Journal A recent opinion piece calls for more accurate and action-oriented messaging about the mental health impacts of the COVID-19...
Weekly Spark
July 15, 2022
Sixty national organizations recently released a statement challenging inaccurate and harmful attempts to link mental illness and gun violence.
Weekly Spark
July 15, 2022
The White House has released an executive order on advancing equality for LGBTQI individuals calling for efforts to protect their safety and support...
Weekly Spark
July 08, 2022
July is dedicated to spreading awareness about the mental health needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). BIPOC communities have...
Weekly Spark
July 08, 2022
July 16 marks our country’s transition to 988 as the easy-to-remember number to reach the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline)...
Weekly Spark
July 08, 2022
WebMD Health News Native communities are taking an innovative approach to preventing suicide that combines scientific and traditional practices. With...
Weekly Spark
July 08, 2022
The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (Mountain Plains MHTTC) is hosting a five-week course on coping with difficulty for...
Weekly Spark
July 01, 2022
Join us for a webinar to explore cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for patients with suicidal behavior. The presentation will describe key...
Weekly Spark
July 01, 2022
An evaluation found the Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health-Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET) program was associated with increased...
Weekly Spark
July 01, 2022
Education Development Center (EDC) has published a new blog post on student surveys and the health of LGBTQ+ youth. The piece lays out steps that...
Weekly Spark
July 01, 2022
Education Development Center (EDC) is seeking a full-time senior project associate for the Zero Suicide Institute. The associate will deliver...
Weekly Spark
July 01, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recently published blog posts on addressing trauma and mass violence and...