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
August 19, 2022
For Construction Pros Employers can take key steps to prevent suicide in the construction industry, which has the second highest suicide rate among...
Weekly Spark
August 19, 2022
STAT As the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline expands crisis services nationwide, the important work of call center staff is becoming even more...
Weekly Spark
August 19, 2022
The Trevor Project (Trevor) has released a report on the mental health and well-being of multiracial LGBTQ youth. Highlighting the unique mental...
Weekly Spark
August 12, 2022
Join us for a webinar to learn about the intersection of intimate partner violence and suicide. The presentation will discuss screening and assessing...
Weekly Spark
August 12, 2022
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is hosting a Twitter chat to kick off Suicide Prevention Month in September...
Weekly Spark
August 12, 2022
The New England Journal of Medicine In a recent opinion piece, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy discusses ways to address health worker burnout. He...
Weekly Spark
August 12, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published a blog post on addressing inequities in behavioral health...
Weekly Spark
August 12, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on gun carrying among youth by demographic characteristics, violent...
Weekly Spark
August 05, 2022
Looking for ways to observe Suicide Prevention Month? Check out our updated annual resource with ideas to help anyone, anywhere get involved! This...
Weekly Spark
August 05, 2022
SPRC has released a new issue of its State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Update. This newsletter features the latest content related to state...
Weekly Spark
August 05, 2022
The New York Times An increasing body of research suggests small moments of connection are key to well-being. In a new study, participants...
Weekly Spark
July 29, 2022
Join us for a live panel discussion on suicide prevention and health care accreditation, focused on meeting The Joint Commission National Patient...
Weekly Spark
July 29, 2022
To mark the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), join us in highlighting resources to help support the health and well-...
Weekly Spark
July 29, 2022
ABC News Experts are calling for a public health approach to preventing suicide among Black youth. Recent data show suicide attempts and deaths have...
Weekly Spark
July 29, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on symptoms of mental health conditions and suicidal thoughts among state...