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
September 03, 2021
PESI, Inc., is hosting The Clinician’s Suicide Prevention Summit, which will focus on treatment strategies to inspire hope and save lives. The summit...
Weekly Spark
September 03, 2021
The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention (National CFRP) has released Suicide Prevention Recommendations Based on Child Death Review,...
Weekly Spark
September 03, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention is accepting applications for a postdoctoral...
Director's Corner
August 06, 2021
May this acknowledgement and recognition help in the healing process so that this current generation and future generations of American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth gain strength and resilience and not chose suicide to erase their pain and sorrow.
Weekly Spark
August 06, 2021
Looking for ways to observe Suicide Prevention Month? This two-page resource offers information to help anyone, anywhere get involved. In September,...
Weekly Spark
August 06, 2021
SPRC is leading a webinar on lived experience leadership and peer support services. Presenters will discuss how system-wide integration of lived...
Weekly Spark
August 06, 2021
PBS has released Decolonizing Mental Health, a digital series that aims to dismantle racism in mental health care and redress the ways psychiatric...
Weekly Spark
August 06, 2021
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is hosting a Twitter chat to kick off Suicide Prevention Month. The chat will...
Weekly Spark
July 23, 2021
Data from previous epidemics suggest suicide rates may initially appear to decrease during epidemics but may increase thereafter. Based on a...
Weekly Spark
July 23, 2021
ABC News According to a recent analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suspected suicide attempts increased among teen girls...
Weekly Spark
July 23, 2021
NPR A school-hospital partnership in Long Island may be a model for connecting kids with mental health care. In response to a series of student...
Weekly Spark
July 23, 2021
Education Development Center (EDC) has published the article, “Effective Suicide Prevention for Rural Communities.” It describes how SPRC’s Effective...
Weekly Spark
July 16, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded $3.3 million in suicide prevention funding to 33 colleges and...
Director's Corner
July 16, 2021
Learn how integrating lived experience in evidence-based practices can profoundly increase their impact.
Weekly Spark
July 16, 2021
Education Development Center (EDC) has published the article “Building a New Model for Suicide Prevention” highlighting the Colorado National...