Read updates from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Suicide Has Been Deadlier Than Combat for the Military The New York Times Efforts are underway to understand and address suicide among military service members and veterans. Experts agree that rising suicide rates in this population require multiple prevention strategies, including reducing access to firearms and providing culturally competent health care. Many also say the […]

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News from Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Prevention in Practice: Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools

Prevention in Practice: Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools SPRC is pleased to announce the release of Prevention in Practice: Upstream Suicide Prevention in Connecticut Elementary Schools. In this five-minute audio story, Heather Spada from United Way of Connecticut describes her state’s effort to create and implement an upstream suicide prevention curriculum in elementary schools. Featuring […]

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Read the latest Weekly Spark newsletter by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

Director’s Corner Building a Lasting Foundation for Suicide Prevention Elly Stout, MS; Julie Ebin, EdM This Suicide Prevention Month, we are reaching out to those who are struggling and remembering those we’ve lost. It is also a time for us to collectively recommit to preventing suicide over the long term. While September’s efforts are important, […]

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New Recommendations for State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure

SPRC is excited to release the first-ever recommendations for State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure. Developed with an advisory panel of experts and stakeholders, the guidelines lay out essential infrastructure elements for advancing state suicide prevention efforts. They are designed to help state policy leaders assess the status of their current infrastructure and guide policymaking, funding, and administrative […]

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