Year: 1984 Source: Let's Talk - Correctional Service of Canada, v.9, no.20, (October 30 1984), p.1-4 SIEC No: 19842686

This CSC report on inmate suicide cites staff training, fast response, & awareness as the key to suicide prevention in Canada’s prisons. A question & answer section on suicide prevention, details of training workshops & recent statistics are included, as is a profile of the typical suicide: young, male, single, under-educated, having scars or tatoos; previous attempts; a substance abuser; servicing a short sentence in high security.(NBB)