Year: 1974 Source: Baltimore: University Park Press, 1974. 307p. SIEC No: 19830471

Discusses the origin of crisis intervention services in the U.S. and analyses 10 programs in detail. Describes how these findings were then used to found the Suicide and Crisis Intervention Service of Gainesville, Florida and describes their use of nonprofessional volunteers, the formation of a Care Team and a Death Investigation Team. (KB)