News & 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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Native and Strong Lifeline: The Nation's First 988 Crisis Line for Indigenous People 

November 15, 2023
Read about the nation's first 988 crisis line for Indigenous people.
From the Field

Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools

September 17, 2019 In this five-minute story, Heather Spada from United Way of Connecticut describes her state’s effort to create and implement...
From the Field

Building Life Skills, Connectedness, and Resilience in Youth

June 08, 2019
The Challenge Many youth in the juvenile justice system face very difficult life circumstances, such as poverty, unstable households, mental health issues,...
From the Field

Integrating Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention in West Virginia

June 03, 2019 In this four-minute story, Barri Faucett of Prevent Suicide WV describes a statewide initiative to integrate West Virginia’s substance...
From the Field

Care Transitions at New Hampshire Hospital

April 16, 2019
This success story details how the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire (NAMI NH) and New Hampshire Hospital established...