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
May 28, 2021
SPRC and SMI Advisor have collaborated on the new guide, Suicide and Serious Mental Illness: An Overview of Considerations, Assessment, and Safety...
Director's Corner
May 28, 2021
As Mental Health Awareness Month closes, remember protective factors.
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
Education Development Center (EDC) has launched a Joint Commission Podcast Series focused on The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal for...
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) has published the blog post “Stronger Together: Six Strategies to Enhance Your...
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
The University of Oklahoma (OU) is seeking an SPRC best practice registry coordinator responsible for establishing, updating, and maintaining an...
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
The University of Oklahoma (OU) is accepting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship in suicide prevention, simulation, and community-...
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
EDC is hiring a full-time Action Alliance Secretariat director to lead the team providing operational support for the National Action Alliance for...
Weekly Spark
May 28, 2021
EDC is hiring a full-time director of state and community initiatives to lead our SPRC’s work building state and local suicide prevention capacity...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior has published “Supporting a Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention: Recommendations for State...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) is hosting a webinar on the role of safe care transitions in...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
A recent study examined changes in U.S. emergency department (ED) visits for disaster-related mental health conditions, suicide attempts, overdoses,...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
NBC News New research suggests global suicide rates did not rise at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers looked at data from 21...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
A coalition of mental health experts and entertainment industry leaders have released the Mental Health Media Guide, a resource to help content...
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
Mental Health America (MHA) has released Mental Health Month Toolkits in English and Spanish.
Weekly Spark
May 21, 2021
Education Development Center (EDC) is seeking a Zero Suicide Institute multimedia specialist and an SPRC senior prevention specialist, located in...