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
September 25, 2020
SPRC is excited to announce the launch of our new online tool, Virtual Learning Lab: Care Transitions. This self-paced module can help ensure a...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Promoting Psychological Health and Suicide Prevention among Older Adults during COVID-19. This sheet...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In the past decade, the Action Alliance...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
Formal training in suicide postvention through ongoing professional development and graduate training may improve the perceived knowledge and...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
American Medical Association As recently highlighted on National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, physicians have one of the highest suicide rates of...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
SPRC has released the September issue of its State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Update featuring the latest content related to state suicide...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) webinar on preventing suicide and self-harm among Black youth is now available online.
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released reports and detailed tables from the 2019 National Survey on Drug...
Weekly Spark
September 25, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released a report on state suicide rates among...
From the Field
September 22, 2020
This five-minute story describes how Colorado leveraged existing infrastructure and champions to fund state and community efforts.
Weekly Spark
September 11, 2020
A new national survey of over 2,000 U.S. adults found the majority of those surveyed (81%) believe, as a result of COVID-19, it is now more important...
Director's Corner
September 11, 2020
Read about the new team that will lead SPRC.
Director's Corner
August 28, 2020
Guest experts share guidance on preventing suicide in school communities during COVID-19.
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
USA Today As many schools start the year remotely, some are making social and emotional learning a priority. Adjusting to online school is only one...
Weekly Spark
August 28, 2020
The New York Times As the school year starts, experts encourage parents to pay close attention to their kids’ mental health. Children may experience...