Jody Sprague, LMSW

Jody Sprague, LMSW, is Spectrum Health’s Program Manager for School-Based Suicide Prevention. She leads an innovative, collaborative approach to suicide prevention called the School Blue Envelope Program: A Suicide S.A.F.E. Team Response (SBE). This highly successful program is founded on the premise that “Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility” and is designed for a multi-disciplinary team response. Jody has trained thousands of leaders and employees within local schools as well as health care services to strategically implement suicide prevention team responses while keeping everyone S.A.F.E! Jody has 35 years of experience in behavioral health which includes leadership roles in the Emergency Department and developing clinical programming, health system education, and community collaboration for suicide prevention.