Year: 1983 Source: Public Health Reports, Supplement, (September-October 1983), p.167-176 SIEC No: 19841541

The Department of Health & Human Services has established goals to reduce stress & violent behavior (including suicide) by 1990. The article outlines these goals, the role & effort of the government in: education, information, grants, technical assistance, cooperative measures, research & surveillance. Time tables & responsible agencies are listed. Decreased youth suicides, increased knowledge of hotlines & use of self-help are included as goals. (LS)