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
November 11, 2022
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is seeking an SPRC contract/grant coordinator to provide administrative support for suicide...
Weekly Spark
November 11, 2022
The University of Oklahoma (OU) is seeking an SPRC training manager for health and behavioral health initiatives to coordinate and facilitate suicide...
Weekly Spark
November 11, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced more than $100 million in funding from the Bipartisan Safer...
Weekly Spark
November 04, 2022
November is National Native American Heritage Month—a time to honor the richness and diversity of tribal cultures and traditions and to acknowledge...
Weekly Spark
November 04, 2022
HuffPost Experts offer advice for supporting a survivor of suicide loss. Listen with empathy and non-judgment; how you listen is more important than...
Weekly Spark
November 04, 2022
Healthcare Innovation Grantees in eight states are beginning a new three-year project on Black youth mental health. Funding comes from the U.S...
Weekly Spark
November 04, 2022
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Bloomberg School) Center for Indigenous Health (CIH) recently released CULTURE FORWARD: A...
Weekly Spark
November 04, 2022
The Seize the Awkward campaign has released new public service announcements that encourage Black and Hispanic/Latine young people to talk with their...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the Suicide Prevention Resource for Action (Suicide Prevention Resource)—an updated...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
U.S. News and World Report Throughout the pandemic, some colleges have taken a comprehensive approach to supporting student mental health. Such an...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is seeking an SPRC senior contract/grant coordinator to provide administrative support to...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for cooperative agreements for certified community...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released tips to help disaster responders understand historical trauma and...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) has released The U.S. Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health & Well-Being. The Framework...
Weekly Spark
October 28, 2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has released a funding opportunity to help local health departments understand...