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
June 10, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) Regions 2, 6, and 9 are holding a...
Weekly Spark
June 10, 2022
The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (Northwest MHTTC) is hosting a webinar series that will explore LGBTQ youth suicide prevention...
Weekly Spark
June 10, 2022
Everytown Research & Policy has released The Rise of Firearm Suicide among Young Americans. The report discusses the impact of pandemic-related...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
Join SPRC Senior Advisor Dolores Subia BigFoot for a webinar on supporting tribal youth at risk for suicide. Dr. BigFoot will review cultural...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) has released Addressing Health Worker Burnout: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
New England Public Media A program is helping kids readjust to school after mental health-related absences. Bridge for Resilient Youth in Transition...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Washington Post Recent federal data show teens have struggled during the pandemic, with some groups impacted more than others. The data come from...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking applications for two health scientist positions on its suicide prevention team. One...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched the Recovery Innovation Challenge, which will award funding to...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement to establish a center of...
Weekly Spark
June 03, 2022
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) has recently updated their Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit contains evidence-based and...
Weekly Spark
May 20, 2022
SPRC and Action Alliance acknowledge and honor the painful feelings that may arise among those in Indian Country in response to the recently released Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative investigative report.
Weekly Spark Announcement
May 20, 2022
SPRC and Action Alliance acknowledge and honor the painful feelings that may arise among those in Indian Country in response to the recently released Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative investigative report.
Weekly Spark
May 13, 2022
SPRC is pleased to release Assessing Community Suicide Prevention Needs: A Workbook for State Coordinators. This workbook can help state coordinators...
Weekly Spark
May 13, 2022
U.S. News and World Report Although suicide rates fell in the first year of the pandemic, comprehensive prevention efforts are still needed...