Year: 1968 Source: Annual National Conference on Suicidology, (1st: 1968: Chicago), 8p. SIEC No: 19830316

The experience in 1968 of Halifax county (population 58,000) with a suicide prevention hotline in a rural area reports several conclusions: a program is possible, volunteers can be found & trained, the best training methods, consultants are needed, calls are infrequent, callers may be known to the counsellors & confidentiality is a special issue.(LS)