Following are the titles and links (where available) of items posted online in
The Weekly SPARK, May 13, 2011, published and
e-distributed FYI by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
The complete text of this abbreviated FYI posting is available at the
SPRC website at
SPRC/AFSP add After a suicide: A toolkit for schools to Section III of the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention
For more information http://www2.sprc.org/sites/sprc.org/files/AfterASuicide.pdf
SPRC/AFSP add At-Risk for University and College Students to Section III of the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention
For more information http://www2.sprc.org/sites/sprc.org/files/AtRiskStudents.pdf
SAMHSA releases Promoting emotional health and preventing suicide: A toolkit for senior living communities.
For more information http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA10-4515
Webinar, Integrating behavioral health and primary care in rural settings, Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 3:00–4:30 p.m. ET
For more information http://events.tapartnership.org/register.php?eid=37
Suicide among Refugees: Understanding the social and cultural context for prevention strategies webinar to be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 1-2 pm ET.
For more information https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/970454870
Ethnic and Racial Differences in Suicide Hotline Use
“Black Swan,” “Mad Men” nab honors for mental health portrayal, USA today, Apr. 29, 2011
Spark Extra! Learn more about the PRISM Awards http://www.prismawards.com/
State and Tribal News~ Louisiana : St. Tammany Parish announces new suicide prevention initiative, The Times-Picayune, May. 9, 2011
New Jersey : Understaffed N.J. suicide hotlines need help, The Asbury Press, May. 8, 2011
Spark Extra! Check out the New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention State Plan 2011-2014 http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/behavioral/prevention/preventionplan.pdf
Canada: Teachers get mental health lessons, The Chronicle Journal, May. 6, 2011
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