Year: 1985 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (18th: 1985: Toronto), p.206-220 SIEC No: 19851129

A wide-ranging discussion of social policies in Canada as they affect the suicidal person, the caregiver, & the community. J. Glaister discusses the suicidal patient & the right-to-die philosophy in history; B. Dickens examines legal implications; William Harvey discusses rights, social policy, & euthanasia; E. Peter King presents the coroner’s point of view; Abby Lynch speaks to the intervention of the therapist; and R. Edward Turner comments on aiding & abetting a person to commit suicide.