Year: 1968 Source: Bulletin of Suicidology, (July 1968), p.24-29 SIEC No: 19820697

Discusses the recent rapid increase in suicide prevention facilities & answers various questions concerning them, including their sponsorship & direction, cost to operate, main functions, patients & effectiveness. These services provide 2 unique components to the potential suicide: availability (24 hr/day, 365 days/yr) and accessibility (getting people in crisis to appropriate help).