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Suicide Awareness: Home

This guide is developed to provide information about suicide prevention in support of September's Suicide Awareness Month.


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This is a co-sponsored awareness packet between SPC Libraries, Project HEAL, and the Tarpon Springs campus Veterans Department

Warning Signs

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Warning Signs

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like searching online or buying a gun
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings


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Web Resources

image of yellow pinwheel Helpful web resources on the topics of Suicide Prevention and Mental Wellness Resources

Library Databases

Image of yellow pinwheel Library Databases on the topic of Psychology and Health and Wellness. 

These databases contain many scholarly articles on mental health subjects. 

  • Borrower ID:  Your Student Number
  • PIN:  Month and year you were born in this order:  MM/YY

Online Books in the SPC Libraries

undefinedTo access our eBooks, you must log into the SPC Library System

  • Borrower ID:  Your Student Number
  • PIN:  Month and year you were born in this format MM/YY