Year: 1972 Source: Rocky Mountain Medical Journal, v.69, no.12, (1972), p.33-38 SIEC No: 19833073

All physicians in the Rocky Mountain area should remain painfully aware that suicide rates in some of our states and cities are consistenly and significantly above the national average. Statistical proof for one county has been presented, and some guidelines to enable the physician to take an active and significant role in suicide prevention efforts in his community have been outlined. A suicide avoided is a world of pain escaped.