Analyzing a Web Page
Amanda J. Rossi
June 24, 2011
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
“The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.” (SPRC, 1994) This organization stepped up in 2001 due to the increase in suicides. The fact of the matter is, there were not enough mental health individuals to help people who were reaching out for help, until this company came into play. The Suicide Prevention resource Center offers different programs and interventions for ...view middle of the document...
A client might look at this site and find it to be a bit overwhelming. However, the truth is that when a client wants help and feels they have nowhere else to turn, the internet might be all the help they need. Being able to speak over the phone to someone who is willing to help one talk him or herself out of a suicidal situation might be more positive than actually going to talk to someone and feeling judged. Either way, this site is important to clients because they need to know there is help out there and they are not alone. When a human service agency looks at this site, they might want to work together with the organization and try and help others. Working together might cause more work, however it can also give workers more advice and more learning experience to be able to help other suicidal people in the near future.
Suicide, the Website
When someone in need is looking for help, and they type in suicidal help on the internet, they will find real help, and fraud. On one site, they writer states “Life may be absolutely unbearable. You may want to just close your eyes and cease to exist.” (Clark, 1997) When a person in need might...