Year: 1984 Source: Albany, N.Y.: Office of General Education, 1984. 29p. SIEC No: 19860411

There were three times as many suicides among adolescents in 1980 than in 1955. A Pocket Guide complements the New York State Education publication, SUICIDE AMONG SCHOOL AGE YOUTH & is intended for use as a reference for those concerned with suicide prevention, intervention, & postvention. Risk indicators, intervention techniques & a risk assessment checklist are included in summary form in the pocket guide and discussed more fully in the larger publication. (NBB)