Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), p.1-13 SIEC No: 19860181

This paper discusses the background, history & implementation of a specific – Adolescent Suicide Awareness Program (ASAP) – developed by the South Bergen Mental Health Center, Inc. of Lyndhurst & Hackensack, New Jersey, under the direction of Ms. Ryerson. The program brings together local mental health experts with the secondary school community – administrators, teachers, counsellors, parents, & students – in a structured series of seminars & small discussion groups.