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Mental Health: A CCW Guide
Librarian-curated guide to mental health resources and info from the Center for Counseling and Wellness
Suicide is the act of purposely ending one's own life as a reaction to stressful life situations. This page specifically offers resources about suicide that can be found in the Hekman Library or online - for more, check out the CCW's Resources page.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
"As the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country."
"The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night."