Year: 1965 Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, v.192, (April 5 1965), p.21-25 SIEC No: 19830777

This is a report of the initial experiences of a suicide prevention telephone service that operates 24 hours a day. Services such as this have risen from recognizing suicide as a serious public health problem. Depression & previous suicide attempts are common in those using this type of service. (MRE)