Year: 1970 Source: New York: Science House, l970. p.125-143 SIEC No: 19831276

Briefly explains society’s past & present efforts in suicide prevention, & the set-up of suicide crisis centres. Topics considered include the extent of the problem, reasons people commit suicide, knowledge gleaned from suicide notes, attitudes toward suicide, a review of existing prevention services, clues to suicide, advances in prevention, the need for accurate reporting of suicide, & how to start a prevention centre. An insert covers 10 myths about suicide. (RM)