CDC Releases Suicide Prevention Resource for Action

October 28, 2022

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the Suicide Prevention Resource for Action (Suicide Prevention Resource)—an updated, expanded, and renamed version of Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices. The Suicide Prevention Resource includes three components that states and communities can use to inform their suicide prevention efforts: (1) strategies; (2) approaches; and (3) policies, programs, and practices.

As a complement to this new resource, learn about guiding principles for community-based suicide prevention, use key elements to implement your efforts, and apply to SPRC’s new Best Practices Registry.