Year: 1974 Source: Canadian Nurse, (November 1974), p.14-17 SIEC No: 19850170

We must take a long-term perspective in suicide prevention. This means changing our focus from the suicide attempt to the period during which the suicidal individual is at risk. The length of the crisis period can vary considerably. Although suicide ideation may always be with us, successful suicide could become a thing of the past.