More than half of the 169 attempters (Apr71-Mar72) in the Thessaloniki area were less than 25 yrs old, most were in the working class & 82% were females. January, February, April & Monday had the highest attempt rates. 122 subjects completed a questionnaire which gave additional information. The method was usually poison (by ASA or sedatives); about half stated that they had been thinking of suicide beforehand & 28 had made previous attempts, by the same methods. About half said they repented.